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Sunday 25 November 2007

Atypical (dysplastic) nevus

A 68-year-old woman consulted for this pigmented lesion on her back.
Dermoscopy revealed an asymmetric lesion with an atypical reticular and homogenous pattern , a few subtle blue-white structures (circle) and brown dots (arrow)
The lesion was excised and pathology revealed an atypical (dysplastic) compound type.