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Thursday 22 November 2007

Lentigo maligna melanoma

A 82-year-old woman presented a lentigo maligna melanoma .
Dermoscopy revealed an annular-granular pattern with slate-gray dots (rectangle), rhomboidal structures and a homogenous area (white circle).
A punch biopsy was performed on the darkest area and pathology revealed a lentigo maligna melanoma, Breslow thickness 1.6 mm.