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Case #2

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Expand Physical Exam

08/14/XX

Upon routine annual skin examination, dark brown, dome-shaped nodular lesion discovered on right lower back. No clinically palpable lymph nodes.

Expand Imaging

08/30/XX

Chest X-ray: Negative.

Expand Laboratory

N/A

Expand Surgical Observations

08/14/XX

Excision and removal of right, lower back lesion. Surgical margins of 0.5 cm.

09/15/XX

Wide re-excision of right, lower back lesion. Sentinel lymph node biopsy of right groin, 1 node removed.

Expand Pathological Reports

08/14/XX

Tissue from initial excision of lesion: malignant nodular melanoma invading into reticular dermis. Clark's Level IV, Breslow's depth of 2.2 mm. No ulceration.

09/15/XX

Upon re-excision no residual tumor was found. Sentinel lymph node biopsy of right femoral node was negative.

Expand Treatment

08/14/XX

Surgery: Excision of right lower back lesion

09/15/XX

Re-excision of right lower back lesion and sentinel lymph node biopsy.