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Dermoscopy. Lentigo Maligna Melanoma.

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Dermoscopy. Lentigo Maligna Melanoma.

  1. 1. Dermoscopy. Lentigo Maligna Melanoma on the cheek. F. Peral Rubio, M.D. Department of Dermatology Complejo Hospitalario Universitario, Badajoz, Spain. www.dermatoblog.com
  2. 2. Dermoscopy. Lentigo Maligna Melanoma on the cheek. <ul><li>A 60-years-old men. </li></ul><ul><li>The patient was referred to us for the assessment of a pigmented lesion on the cheek 6 months previously. </li></ul>
  3. 7. Dermoscopy <ul><li>Dermoscopy revealed: </li></ul><ul><li>A pseudo-pigmented network (due to the facial localisation). </li></ul><ul><li>Slate gray dots that begin to dispose as annular- granular structures. </li></ul><ul><li>Asymmetric pigmentation of the follicular openings . </li></ul><ul><li>Rhomboidal structures. </li></ul>
  4. 8. Slate gray dots
  5. 9. Rhomboidal structures
  6. 10. Asymmetric pigmentation of the follicular openings.
  7. 11. Dermoscopy. Lentigo Maligna Melanoma on the cheek. <ul><li>A punch biopsy was performed on the darkest area ( Rhomboidal structures) and pathology revealed a lentigo maligna melanoma , Breslow thickness 0,5 mm. </li></ul>
  8. 12. Dermoscopy. Lentigo Maligna Melanoma on the cheek. F. Peral Rubio, M.D. Department of Dermatology Complejo Hospitalario Universitario, Badajoz, Spain. www.dermatoblog.com

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