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August 17, 2012 / molehunter

Spindle cell naevus

This new dark lesion was excised as an ugly duckling. Dermoscopy shows a central black blotch and a symetrical perimeter of starburst streaks. This was confirmed as a spindle cell naevus. These are benign. The dermoscopic symmetry is reassuring, but it is a brave doctor who would leave this.

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