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Dermoscopy Quiz 1

Case 1.

Case 1
Dermoscopic view
Case 1
Macroscopic view

What is the diagnosis?

Melanoma 0.65mm, vertical growth phase, arising in a pre-existing naevus.

The dermoscopic image shows the following features of melanoma: multicomponent pattern (asymmetric blotches, atypical pigment network and irregular globules), focal pseudopods and blue pepper-like granules.

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