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Image Number 1635 (Melanoma)

 
Morphology:
Nodule

Diagnosis: Melanoma

Site: Chest

Sex: M

Age: 75

Type:

Description: Dark red crusted nodule.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis

History: A small dark-red to brownish dome-shaped slightly crusted nodule developed within an irregularly-shaped congenital melanocytic nevus. The nodule has been noticed six months before presentation. It has been excised with a suitable safe margin and sent for histologic examination which revealed a nodular melanoma with malignant melanocytes reaching to mid dermis level.

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