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Epithelioma cunicalutum developing in a neuropathic ulcer of leprous etiology

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Epithelioma cuniculatum is a distinctive tumor of the sole of the foot with characteristics of a low-grade carcinoma. A case is presented, the pertinent literature reviewed and its possibly frequent development in leprous patients discussed.


Das Epithelioma cuniculatum stellt eine klar abgegrenzte Form eines “low grade-Carcinoma” dar. Ein Fall wird beschrieben, die Literatur zusammengefaßt und das möglicherweise gehäufte Auftreten bei Leprakranken diskutiert.

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Ochsner, P.E., Hausman, R. & Olsthoorn, P.G.M. Epithelioma cunicalutum developing in a neuropathic ulcer of leprous etiology. Arch. Orth. Traum. Surg. 94, 227–231 (1979). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00618451

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  • Pertinent Literature
  • Distinctive Tumor
  • Frequent Development