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Lesion First Noted in Early Childhood Begins to Increase in Size

An 18-year-old Caucasian male presents for evaluation of a growth on his leg that he first noted in early childhood. During the past several years, the lesion has increased in size and has darkened in color. He denies both personal and family history of skin cancer. Examination of his abdomen reveals a hyperpigmented, irregularly shaped…

Hard Nodule on Leg Appears Years After Injury

A 33-year-old woman presents with a hard, fixed nodule of the left lower leg. She states that it developed approximately 2 years ago after she fell and hit her leg on a table. She is otherwise healthy and does not take any medications. On examination, a firm 1-cm nodule of the left lower leg is…

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