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Image Number 2578 (Keloid)


Diagnosis: Keloid

Site: Neck front

Sex: M

Age: 20


Description: Pinkish hard scar.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


This patient had a few grouped lesions of molluscum contagiosum on the neck of 3-4 weeks duration. The lesions had been removed aggressively through electrocautery by an unexperienced medical substaff person. Few weeks later a large pinkish-red, ugly-looking scar appeared at site of cautery.

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