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Perspectives on dermoscopy

Dermoscopic detective work

Alex J Chamberlain
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Abstract

Seborrhoeic keratosis can present in several ways and dermoscopy can confirm the diagnosis.

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Case 1

A 52-year-old woman presented for a skin check with no particular concerns. There was a family history of melanoma but her naevus pattern was otherwise not particularly high risk. A pigmented lesion was prominent over the patient’s posterior thigh (Figure 1). As it was largely out of sight, she was unable to give a clear history of its duration and whether there had been any change over time.

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