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Saturday 1 September 2012

A new melanoma ?

A 30-year-old woman consulted for this black pigmented lesion on her 4th right toe. She mentioned to have tried to remove it with a blade and a needle.

Dermoscopy revealed a black homogeneous pattern.
A melanoma was suspected and lesion was surgically removed for pathology.

Pathology revealed a wart.

This is a quite unusual presentation for a wart.