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European Journal of Dermatology


sQuiz your knowledge: A periungual nodule Volume 29, numéro 3, May-June 2019


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Department of Dermatology and Venereology Department - Centro Hospitalar, Universitário de Lisboa Central, Lisbon, Portugal

A 29-year-old male presented with a 2-cm pink nodule on the second right toe. The lesion appeared one year before and suddenly enlarged during the previous month. Clinically, a skin-coloured, non-tender soft mass, with irregular surface telangiectasias appeared on the lateral periungual fold. Careful excision was performed, followed by histopathological analysis. No recurrence was reported.What is your diagnosis?Answer: periungual schwannomaSchwannoma (neurilemoma), the most common type of peripheral [...]