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Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

ISSN 2160-9381

April 2013 | Volume 3, No. 2

Dermatoscopy: What is your diagnosis?

Philipp Tschandl,  M.D.1 1 Department of Dermatology, Division of General Dermatology, Medical University of Vienna, Austria

Citation: Tschandl P. Dermatoscopy: what is your diagnosis? Dermatol Pract Conc. 2013;3(2):12. http://dx.doi.org/10.5826/dpc.0302a12.

Copyright: ©2013 Tschandl. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

Corresponding Author:  Philipp  Tschandl,  M.D.,  Department of Dermatology, Division of General Dermatology, Medical University of Vienna, WÄhringer GÜrtel 18-20, 1090 Vienna, Austria. Tel. 43 1 40400 7700; Fax. 43 1 408 19 28. Email: philipp.tschandl@meduniwien.ac.at.

The patient

A 64-year-old man presented with a non-pigmented lesion on the leg (Figure 1). What is your diagnosis based on the clinical and dermatoscopic presentation (Figure 2)?

Figure 1. Clinical image of a non-pigmented lesion on the leg.

Figure 2. Dermatoscopic presentation of the lesion.

Please send your answer to dpc@derm101.com. The first correct answer will receive a complimentary copy of the book, Dermatoscopy: An Algorithmic Method Based on Pattern Analysis [Facultas Verlag, 2011].

The case and the answer to the question will be presented in the next issue of Dermatology Practical and Conceptual.

Answer to January 2013 quiz

The correct answer to the dermatoscopy quiz in the January 2013 issue is basal cell carcinoma (http://dx.doi.org/10.5826/dpc.0301a11).

Congratulations to Dr. Jan Lapins who was the first to send us the correct answer to this quiz!