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Tuesday, 4 September 2007

Enlarging nevus

A 13-year-old girl consulted for a scapular enlarging nevus at the end of summer.

In dermoscopy (x20), the lesion was well defined, with a symetric globular pattern.

The main sign was a symetric peripheral rim of globules, suggestive of a benign enlarging nevus.

The management consisted in a yearly follow-up.

Dermoscopy (x50): brown globules at the periphery