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Causes Of Subcutaneous Nodules
The hypodermis, also called the hypoderm, subcutaneous tissue, subcutis, or superficial fascia, is the lowermost layer of the integumentary system in vertebrates. Types of cells that are found in the hypodermis are fibroblasts, adipose cells, and macrophages. It is derived from the mesoderm, but unlike the dermis, it is not derived from the dermatome ...Read more
My mom, 55 yrs has hard subcutaneous nodules on left lower-leg than has hardened and skin on leg turned black and swelled..Can it be cancer?
Can hard subcutaneous nodules(around 1 CM each)on lower legs, that slightly itch and blackened skin and slight swelling of legs be symptoms of cancer?
Can subcutaneous nodules(around 1 cm) on lower legs that slightly itch wid little swelling and blackening(purplish)of skin on legs be signs of cancer?
Let's biopsy: I'm actually more concerned about a cryoglobulin or leukocytoclastic vasculitis. If you have been offered a biopsy, by all means go for it. This does not sound like erythema nodosum, but i've learned not to try to second-guess a rash / skin eruption without seeing it. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Usually never: Subcutaneous nodules are only present in about 20% of cases, they are usually associated with more severe disease. ...Read more
University: Make appointment with university dermatologist. They have access to many colleagues in the department and world wide. May be they can help. ...Read more
I have a skin nodules on my two sides of cheek. It may be visible from period to period and it may be painful and İt's size about chikpea. Please help?
See a doctor: You might have an infection, cyst, or other problem. Please see a doctor for an examination. Good luck. ...Read more
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