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Sunday 21 October 2007


A 52-year-old woman consulted for a pigmented lesion of her nose. This lesion was biopsied and pathology revealed an actinic keratosis.
The dermoscopic feature was a pseudonetwork.
The dilated follicular openings seen on the facial skin create a false broadened network or pseudonetwork that can be observed in various benign pigmented lesions as ephelide (freckle), actinic lentigo, actinic keratosis and junctional nevus.