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European Journal of Dermatology


sQUIZ your knowledgeǃ: A recent red lesion on the forearm Volume 28, numéro 2, March-April 2018


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1 Department of Dermatology, Edouard Herriot Hospital, Lyon, France
2 Department of Pathology, Lyon-Sud Hospital, Lyon, France

A 47-year-old Caucasian woman with a medical history of spitzoid melanoma two years previously, presented with an asymptomatic lesion on the left forearm, which the patient had noticed just one week ago. There was no history of trauma or any other symptoms.The patient had a 0.6-cm, well-defined, erythematous macula (figure 1A). Dermoscopy revealed a homogenous, non-pigmented, erythematous lesion without a vascular or any other classic pattern. There were no keratin features (figure 1B).Histological [...]