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|Title:||Asymptomatic umbilical lesion in a 76-year-old man||Autores:||Estrella, Melba
Gildenberg, S. R.
|Researchers (UNIBE):||Estrella, Melba||Affiliations:||Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud||Research area:||Ciencias de la Salud||Issue Date:||2017||Publisher:||Elsevier||Source:||Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 76(6), e195-e196||Journal:||Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology||Volume:||76||Issue:||6||Start page:||e195||End page:||e196||Abstract:||
A 76-year-old man presented to our clinic with a 6-week history of an asymptomatic lesion of the umbilicus. He reported a decrease in appetite with an 8- to 10-lb weight loss over the previous 6 weeks. He denied any abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, or bloody stool. He had no significant medical history. The physical examination revealed a 16-mm crusted indurated erythematous nodule within the umbilicus (Fig 1). A punch biopsy specimen of the lesion was obtained (Figs 2 and 3), and a computed tomography scan of the abdomen and pelvis was performed (Fig 4).
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