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Image Number 61 (Melanoma)


Diagnosis: Melanoma

Site: Ear

Sex: M

Age: 75

Type: Clinical and Histology

Description: Abnormal pigmentation in the dermis

Submitted by: Ian McColl

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Differential Diagnosis

History: Slowly developing area of varying pigmentation on the ear.There had been no bleeding or other symptoms.The histology showed inital features of a desmoplastic melanoma but after excision the histology was of a superficial spreading melanoma.

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