Date: 1910 |
Dermatologic stereoview card. Front of card shows a foot with Sarcoma. The reverse of the card describes the dermatologic conditions as well as the diagnosis and treatment. Sarcomas are malignant connective tissue tumors which may have their origin in any organ of the body and are only occasionally primary, but not infrequently secondary, in skin. They may be classified as non-pigmented and melanotic. There is little difference in the clinical course of the two except that the melanotic form is much more malignant. A sarcoma may arise in the skin without any visible antecedent lesion, but more often it develops from a nevus, especially from one that has been irritated by trauma, cauterization or electrolysis. more...