Subungual malignant melanoma clinically resembling granuloma pyogenicum
Department of Dermatology & Venereology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
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Rathi S, Dogra D, Khanna N. Subungual malignant melanoma clinically resembling granuloma pyogenicum. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 1995;61:373-374
AbstractA 37-year-old labourer developed longitudinally split dystrophic nail with blackish discolouration in the centre 5 months following blunt trauma to the right thumb nail. Six months later, a well defined exudative erythematous to violaceous nodule developed and this recurred inspite of repeatedsurgical interventions. Patient had large, firm to hard epitrochlear and axillary lymphadenopathy. Histopathological examination confirmed the diagnosis of malignant melanoma.