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Lesion on the Nails

  • Alon ScopeEmail author
  • Antonella Tosti
  • Aimilios Lallas
  • Chryssoula Papageorgiou
  • Luc Thomas
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Case 1 A.S.

Sex: female

Age: 10

Surface (flat/palpable/nodular): flat

Maximum diameter: 10 mm

Duration of the lesion: 3 years

History of morphologic changes: When the patient was 7 years old, her parents noted a new pigmentation in the nail of the second fingernail of the right hand. At age 10, we performed a 4-month clinical and dermoscopic monitoring and noted significant darkening and dermoscopic change.

Personal history of skin cancer (if yes, please specify): negative

Family history of skin cancer (if yes, please specify): negative

Skin phototype: II

Total nevus count: (<10, 10–50, 50–100, >100): <10.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alon Scope
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Antonella Tosti
    • 3
  • Aimilios Lallas
    • 4
  • Chryssoula Papageorgiou
    • 4
  • Luc Thomas
    • 5
  1. 1.Melanoma and Pigmented Lesion ClinicChaim Sheba Medical CenterRamat-GanIsrael
  2. 2.Faculty of MedicineTel Aviv UniversityTel AvivIsrael
  3. 3.Department of Dermatology, Miller School of MedicineUniversity of MiamiMiamiUSA
  4. 4.First Department of DermatologyAristotle University of ThessalonikiThessalonikiGreece
  5. 5.Department of DermatologyLyons Cancer Research Center (Pr Puisieux) INSERM U1052, CNRS UMR5286 Lyon 1 University Centre Hospitalier Lyon SudLyonFrance

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