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Unknown: A congenital nodule on the scapula

  • Author(s): Lacruz, Goretti
  • González-Enseñat, Maria Antònia
  • Suñol, Mariona
  • Vicente, Asunción
  • et al.
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Unknown: A congenital nodule on the scapula
Goretti Lacruz MD, Maria Antònia González-Enseñat MD, Mariona Suñol MD, Asunción Vicente MD
Dermatology Online Journal 18 (10): 12

Hospital Sant Joan de Déu Esplugues de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain


Figure 1 Figure 2

A previously healthy 2-year-old boy was referred to our hospital because of an asymptomatic nodule over his right scapula, which had been detected at birth and had been gradually growing.

Physical examination revealed a soft mass not adherent to deep tissues, 1.5 cm in size, with smooth surface and normal skin color (Figures 1 and 2). Because the clinical features were non-specific, the lesion was excised for histological examination.

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