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Unusual presentation of more common disease/injury
Could it still be malignant melanoma or just a poorly differentiated neoplasm?
  1. Manju Sood1,
  2. Heather Le Cocq2,
  3. Faisal Ali2,
  4. Sharif Al-Ghazal2
  1. 1
    Bradford Royal Infirmary, Plastic Surgery, Duckworth Lane, Bradford, Bradford, BD9 6RJ, UK
  2. 2
    Bradford Royal Infirmary, Plastic Surgery, Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Duckworth Lane, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD9 6RJ, UK
  1. Manju Sood, drmanjusood{at}


The present case, characterised by an aggressive and poorly differentiated skin malignancy, contributes to a wider discussion on such tumours. Despite repeated histological examinations, including immunohistochemistry, and thorough radiological investigation, diagnosis of melanoma was not easy.

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