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Case Number : Case 1078 - 11th August Posted By: Guest

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The patient is an 18 year old man with an excision of a painful lesion present for four months, taken from the left posterior forearm.

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Dr. Richard Carr


Lined by synovium (bursa / ganglion / synovial cyst).

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Mark A. Hurt MD


Here is my diagnosis:

[indent=1][b]COMMENT: [/b]These kinds of lesions can occur after trauma. I don't identify a specific etiology, however.[/indent]

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