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Tuesday, 15 April 2008

Arborizing vessels

A 65-year-old man consulted for a red tumor on his forehead.

Dermoscopy revealed arborizing vessels and an ulceration which confirmed easily the diagnosis of basal cell carcinoma.

Pictures taken with 3Gen Dermlite Foto System Pro

 On the 2nd picture above, the dermoscope caused a higher pressure on the tumor and vessels appeared less apparent than on the first one.