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Image Number 64 (Keratoacanthoma)

 
Morphology:
Nodule

Diagnosis: Keratoacanthoma

Site: Leg

Sex: M

Age: 64

Type: Clinical

Description: Nodule with keratin core

Submitted by: Ian McColl

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Differential Diagnosis

History: Keratoacanthomas grow very rapidly on sun damaged skin.They can double in size in a two week period.They can be easily enucleated from the skin.They do not spread elsewhere in the body.

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