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Image Number 1119 (Acrochordon)


Diagnosis: Acrochordon

Site: Cheek

Sex: F

Age: 33


Description: Brownish nodule with a cerebriform surface.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


This lady presented for removal of a single nodule on the lateral side of the cheek, just below the right ear lobe. The nodule measured about 1.5 cm in diameter, had a deep brown colour with cerebriform nut-like surface and hang on a thin stalk. This cutaneous tag (cutaneous papilloma) has been excised under local anesthesia with one stitch put in place. 

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