TITLE

Rapidly Growing Squamous-Cell Carcinoma of the Hand in a Renal Transplant Recipient

AUTHOR(S)
Rose, James; Harms, Samuel; Wolf, Jennifer Moriatis
PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;1/19/2011, Vol. 93-A Issue 2, p199
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
The article presents a case study of a 60-year-old man, who had received living-donor renal transplant, who presented with a mass dorsum in the right hand. Biopsy of lesions revealed well-differentiated infiltrating squamous-cell carcinoma. Surgical excision of the lesion was conducted in the hand and the full-thickness skin grafts from the volar aspect of the ipsilateral forearm were placed over the large defect. The patient started range-of-motion exercises four weeks after surgery.
ACCESSION #
57567670

 

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