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European Journal of Dermatology


Residents’ corner. sQuiz your knowledge: A solitary asymptomatic nodule on the arm Volume 27, issue 1, January-February 2017


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1 Department of Dermatology, CHRU, Tours, France
2 Department of Pathology CHRU, Tours, France
3 INSERM U930, Université François-Rabelais, Tours, France

A 39-year-old man consulted for a skin lesion that had appeared on his arm 10 months before and had progressively reached 2 cm in diameter (figure 1A) . The lesion was painless. There was no history of injury or vaccine injection, and no locoregional adenopathy. General examination was otherwise normal. Polarized dermoscopy showed a non-pigmented tumour, with a whitish central structureless area, and some linear and dilated vessels at the periphery (figure 1B). Surgical removal was performed.Histopathology [...]