A Painful Perineural Infiltrate

  • Rebecca S. ThornhillEmail author
  • Tyler Scott


A 64-year-old Caucasian man with a history of multiple skin cancers, including a recent diagnosis of microinvasive well-differentiated squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the lower lip, presented for Mohs surgery. He complained of dysesthesia, including tingling of the lip. Physical examination yielded a crusted papule at the vermillion border that was clinically attributed to previous biopsy site changes.


Perineuritis Herpes simplex virus Mycobacterium leprae 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Greenville Health SystemUniversity of South CarolinaGreenvilleUSA
  2. 2.Louisiana State University School of MedicineNew OrleansUSA

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