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Image Number 1982 (Purpura)

Macule black

Diagnosis: Purpura

Site: Toes

Sex: M

Age: 21


Description: Blue-black, slightly tender macule

Submitted by: Ted Rosen

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Differential Diagnosis


Young runner concerned about "melanoma" on his toe. dermoscopy clearly demonstrated lesion was due to hemorrhage. Trauma related to running. This eventually cleared.

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