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Sunday 10 January 2016

A pigmented labial lesion

A 24-year-old woman consulted for a pigmented labial lesion.

Dermoscopy revealed multiple curves of semicircle, U or V mimicking the scales of a fish.
This fish scale-like pattern was in favor of a mucosal melanotic macule.

Fish scale-like pattern

Fish scale-like pattern is a new pattern described in mucosal melanotic macules.

Dermoscopy of pigmented lesion on mucocutaneous junction and mucous membrane.
Lin J, Koga H, Takata M, Saida T. 
BJD 161 (6); 1255-61