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Image Number 488 (Acral lentiginous melanoma)

 
Morphology:
Nail dystrophy

Diagnosis: Acral lentiginous melanoma

Site: Nails

Sex: M

Age: 58

Type: Clinical

Description: nail dystrophy and pigmentation

Submitted by: Ian McColl

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Differential Diagnosis

History: Acral lentiginous melanoma may present as in this case as a nail dystrophy with some spread of pigmentation out onto the surrounding fingertip.If there is not this pigmentation the nail dystrophy may be diagnosed as a fungal infection or psoriasis and diagnosis delayed.

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