Douglas N Naversen

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Some tumors of the skin are difficult to diagnose because they are clinically nondescript. However, if they are painful, nine unique tumors should be considered. In addition to the commonly accepted tender lesions, we describe a painful nodule in a patient who proved to have a granular cell tumor. We summarize the clinical and histologic features of the(More)
Erythema chronicum migrans (ECM) developed in a man after a tick bite; the tick was probably lxodes pacificus. Despite extensive laboratory evaluation, including bacterial culture of involved skin, viral and rickettsial titers, biopsy and special stains, animal inoculation, and electron microscopy, the causal agent could not be identified. Although probably(More)
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