Dermatology clinic

A red nodule on the finger

Gayle Fischer



Test your diagnostic skills in our regular dermatology quiz. What is the cause of this red nodule occurring on the index finger?

Article Extract

Case presentation

A healthy 54-year-old man presents with a red nodule on his right index finger. The lesion was of slow onset and was not tender, but it was slightly compressible and could be transilluminated.