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A Rose for Emily … and Jennifer and Maria and …
By Alex Merkulov, MD

History
A 41-year-old woman presented to her oncologist with a focal, rapidly enlarging, firm, right midforearm soft tissue volar mass. The lesion was not painful, and the forearm was not tender. There was no history of trauma. The patient had a remote history of breast cancer, which had been treated with mastectomy. The patient underwent a targeted ultrasound of the volar soft tissues of her right forearm and a subsequent ultrasound-guided percutaneous biopsy using a 16-gauge Temno needle. Continue reading »
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