European Journal of Dermatology


sQUIZ your knowledge! A painful nodule on the forehead of an elderly patient Volume 29, numéro 5, September-October 2019


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Servicio de Dermatologia Hospital, Universitario San Cecilio, Avda Conocimiento 33, 18016 Granada, Spain

A 71-year-old male with a personal history of dyslipidaemia, under treatment, attended our dermatological outpatient clinic complaining of a cystic lesion on the forehead. The lesion had been treated by surgery several times, without any histopathological reports regarding the previous interventions.On clinical examination, a scarred area was noted on the left frontal region with an underlying nodule that was firm on palpation (figure 1A). An ultrasound study was then performed, showing a hypoechoic [...]