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Where Did It Start? Subcutaneous Metastatic Melanoma

Published:September 29, 2017DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjmed.2017.09.011
      The warning signs of melanoma have been well characterized, but in some cases, those harbingers are absent. A 43-year-old white woman was admitted to our clinical department with a 2-month history of painful subcutaneous nodules. These had a hard, elastic, wooden texture and appeared on her neck, chest, abdomen, and axillary regions. With time, they became ecchymotic.
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