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Image Number 1567 (Acral lentiginous melanoma)

 
Morphology:
Hyperpigmentation

Diagnosis: Acral lentiginous melanoma

Site: Finger

Sex: M

Age: 40

Type:

Description: Hutchinson's sign.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis

History: A middle-aged man presented with a localized area of irregular hyperpigmentation involving the proximal nail fold and surrounding nail unit of about one year duration. Nail matrix biopsy showed acral lentiginous melanoma.

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