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Mar·jo·lin ul·cer

(mahr-zhō-lan'),
well-differentiated but aggressive squamous cell carcinoma occurring in cicatricial tissue at the epidermal edge of a sinus draining underlying osteomyelitis.
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Marjolin ulcer

A highly aggressive squamous cell carcinoma that arises in a region of the skin previously traumatised (e.g., by full-thickness burns and radiation therapy), and less commonly by venous ulcers and osteomyelitis. It is more common in the legs and generally has a poor prognosis.
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Mar·jo·lin ul·cer

(mahr-zhō-lan[h]' ul-sĕr')
Well-differentiated but aggressive squamous cell carcinoma occurring in cicatricial tissue at the epidermal edge of a sinus draining underlying osteomyelitis.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Marjolin,

Jean Nicolas, French physician, 1780-1850.
Marjolin syndrome - Synonym(s): Marjolin ulcer
Marjolin ulcer - well-differentiated but aggressive squamous cell carcinoma occurring in cicatricial tissue at the epidermal edge of a sinus draining underlying osteomyelitis. Synonym(s): epidermoid ulcer; Marjolin syndrome
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References in periodicals archive ?
From a surgical standpoint, Marjolin's ulcer treatment should include first of all a wide excision with circumferential assessment of the margins.
Skin grafting after a wide excision is chosen in some Marjolin's ulcer cases.
Marjolin's ulcer is a particular squamous cell carcinoma, an aggressive variety that is found after a long period of latency in chronic wounds, especially in burn scars.
When dealing with Marjolin's ulcer, the latency period can be misleading since it may occur even after long periods of time than those generally anticipated.
Marjolin's ulcer: malignant neoplasm arising in scars.
Two different cases of Marjolin's ulcer and recommendations for practice.
Malignant neoplasm in burn scar: Marjolin's ulcer: report of two cases and review of the literature.
Marjolin's ulcer of the scalp: case report and literature review.
Sentinel lymph node assessment is not a feasible option in Marjolin's ulcers due to the small disclosure rate.
Osher, "A comprehensive review on Marjolin's ulcers: diagnosis and treatment," Journal of the American College of Certified Wound Specialists, vol.