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Image Number 1977 (Cornu cutaneum)

Papules,skin coloured

Diagnosis: Cornu cutaneum

Site: Face papule solitary

Sex: M

Age: 63


Description: Elongate, keratotic papule

Submitted by: Ted Rosen

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Differential Diagnosis


Recent onset of asymptomatic elogated, keratotic papule. This is classic cutaenous horn. it is important to include an ample portion of the base in pathology specimen, as the lesion may grow from both benign (wart), premalignant (AK) and malignant (SCCA) lesions. In this case, the underlying lesion was a veruuca.

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