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Image Number 1897 (Keratoacanthoma)


Diagnosis: Keratoacanthoma

Site: Nose

Sex: M

Age: 27


Description: Destructive ulcer.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


The lesion started as a dome-shaped nodule on the nose one year ago. At last six months a central ulcer developed with no tendency for spontaneous healing that made SCC was the first diagnostic possibility but fortunately the histological changes was consistent with a keratoacanthoma.  

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