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A new dermoscopic algorithm for the differential diagnosis of facial lentigo maligna and pigmented actinic keratosis Volume 28, issue 2, March-April 2018

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Authors
1 Department of Dermatology, University of L’Aquila. L’Aquila, Italy
2 Department of Community and Clinical Sciences, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
3 Skin Cancer Unit, Arcispedale S. Maria Nuova-IRCCS, Reggio Emilia, Italy
4 Institute of Dermatology, Catholic University of Rome, Rome, Italy
5 Dermatology Unit, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy
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  • Key words: pigmented actinic keratosis, lentigo maligna, lentigo maligna melanoma, dermoscopy, dermoscopic algorithm
  • DOI : 10.1684/ejd.2018.3246
  • Page(s) : 162-8
  • Published in: 2018

Background

The clinical and dermoscopic diagnosis of facial lentigo maligna (LM) and pigmented actinic keratosis (PAK) remains challenging, particularly at the early disease stages.