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Sunday, 30 March 2014

Acquired lesion on an ankle.

A 26-year-old man consulted for an acquired lesion for 4 years which was slowly enlarging on his right ankle.

 Clinical picture.

 Dermoscopic picture without pressure.

Dermoscopic picture with pressure.

This regular lesion has:
  • regular dotted vessels
  • a retiform depigmentation, or reticular depigmentation  
Clinical and dermoscopic patterns were in favor of a Spitz nevus.
Pathology confirmed this diagnosis.