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Introduction: Marjolin's ulcer is a malignant process in the skin caused by trauma or chronic inflammation. This malignancy is rare and aggressive. Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is the most common manifestation of burns.


Case Illustration: A 51-year-old woman came to Saiful Anwar Hospital Malang with a complaint of a cauliflower-like lump on the upper arm of her right hand since 8 months ago. The lump was initially as small as a fingertip (1cm), then it got bigger. The patient suffered burns on his body after being hit by gasoline spray 33 years ago. The patient also complains of a painful sensation and a foul odor in the area of ​​the lump.


Conclusion: The inflammatory process has an essential role in the development of Marjolin's ulcer.

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