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  1. J.P.C. Peper

    J.P.C. Peper Bronze Member

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    What's your diagnosis?

    I'll post the correct answer in a day or three!

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    this is a case of Lentigo maligna..also known as Hutchinson's Melanotic Freckle..
     


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    malignan melanoma
     


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    Lentigo maligna, also known as Hutchinson’s freckle.

    This basically is a melanoma in situ, meaning that there are malignant cells present that haven’t shown invasive growth (yet). It’s most commonly seen in elderly.
     


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