International Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Pathology

International Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Pathology

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International Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Pathology

2020, Vol. 3 Issue 2, Part BPages: 97-99

The curious case of groin-swelling and a missing toe: A case report

Dr. Kuladeepa Ananda Vaidya K, Dr. Sukesh, Dr. Aashish Sharma K, Dr. Shweta and Dr. Meghashree V
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ABSTRACT
Melanoma, a common cutaneous malignant tumour arises from melanocytes. The incidence in Asia and Indian subcontinent is increasing over the years. Apart from variable morphologies under cytology and histopathology, clinical presentations are also diverse. Here we present a case of melanoma with late recurrence and metastasis following the amputation of primary tumour. We conclude that melanoma may mimic the presentation of gangrene and hence it is important to subject any excised specimen to pathologic examination.
How to cite this article:
Dr. Kuladeepa Ananda Vaidya K, Dr. Sukesh, Dr. Aashish Sharma K, Dr. Shweta and Dr. Meghashree V. The curious case of groin-swelling and a missing toe: A case report. International Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Pathology. 2020; 3(2): 97-99. DOI: 10.33545/pathol.2020.v3.i2b.236
International Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Pathology