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Image Number 424 (Seborrhoeic keratosis)

 
Morphology:
Papules,black

Diagnosis: Seborrhoeic keratosis

Site: Scalp

Sex: M

Age: 71

Type: Clinical

Description: Greasy scaly brown black papules on the scalp

Submitted by: Ian McColl

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Differential Diagnosis

History: At first glance you might think this was a superficial spreading melanoma but attacking it with your fingernail would show the typical greasy scale.The view through the dermatoscope attemps to show the "brain like" appearance of the seborrhoeic keratosis.

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