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Year : 2009  |  Volume : 75  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 435-436

Linear nodules along the arm

Department of Dermatology, Father Muller Medical College Hospital, Mangalore - 575 002, Karnataka, India

Date of Web Publication3-Jul-2009

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Jacintha Martis
Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy, Father Muller Medical College Hospital, Kankanady, Mangalore - 575 002, Karnataka
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DOI: 10.4103/0378-6323.53153

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Martis J, Kamath GH, Nandakishore B, Surendran K. Linear nodules along the arm. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2009;75:435-6

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Martis J, Kamath GH, Nandakishore B, Surendran K. Linear nodules along the arm. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol [serial online] 2009 [cited 2020 Jan 24];75:435-6. Available from: http://www.ijdvl.com/text.asp?2009/75/4/435/53153

A 65-year-old female presented with painful reddish raised lesions over the left hand of 4 months duration following injury to the left middle finger. The skin lesions broke open to form an ulcer within a period of 2 months. Cutaneous examination revealed multiple discrete erythematous tender nodules of varying size over the normally appearing skin arranged in a linear pattern along the line of lymphatics extending upwards from the tip of the left middle finger to the lower part of the medial aspect of the left arm. A few lesions showed ulceration and crusting [Figure 1]. There was no regional lymphadenopathy. Histopathological findings and lactophenol cotton blue stain findings are shown in [Figure 2] and [Figure 3].

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