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What's Your Diagnosis?

McKeehen, Barbara

Journal of the Dermatology Nurses' Association:
doi: 10.1097/JDN.0b013e3181c684c5
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Abstract

A 48-year-old Black male with bilateral above knee amputations presented with a 3 year history of multiple lesions of the thighs. One of the lesions is intermittently painful. He has a history of HIV, TB, hypertension, lymphedema, Charcot-Marie-Tooth, and recurring, severe cellulitis of stumps.

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Barbara McKeehen, MSN, ARNP, DNC, Dermatology Section, Bay Pines VA Health Care System, Bay Pines, Florida.

Correspondence concerning this article should be addressed to Barbara McKeehen, MSN, ARNP, DNC, Dermatology Section, Bay Pines VA Health Care System, Bay Pines, Florida 33774. E-mail: Barbara.sinni@va.gov

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