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Title: Asymptomatic umbilical lesion in a 76-year-old man
Autores: Estrella, Melba
Morrison, M.
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).
URI: http://cris.unibe.edu.do/handle/123456789/140
DOI: 10.1016/j.jaad.2016.11.060
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