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Image Number 1897 (Keratoacanthoma)

 
Morphology:
Ulcer

Diagnosis: Keratoacanthoma

Site: Nose

Sex: M

Age: 27

Type:

Description: Destructive ulcer.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis

History:

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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