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Monday 3 March 2008

Lentigo maligna melanoma

A 68-year-old man consulted for an enlarging dark pigmented lesion.

Dermoscopy revealed asymmetrical pigmented follicular openings, rhomboidal structures and some homogenous areas.
A biopsy confirmed the diagnosis of lentigo maligna . The lesion was completely excised and pathology revealed a lentigo maligna melanoma in situ.