|CASES FROM ACKERMAN ACADEMY
|Year : 2016 | Volume
| Issue : 2 | Page : 117-118
Irregular pigmented lesion on the genital area
Manuel Valdebran1, Kruti Parikh2, Deborah S Sarnoff3, Dirk M Elston1
1 Ackerman Academy of Dermatopathology, New York, NY, USA
2 Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Pscataway, NJ, USA
3 Cosmetique Dermatology, Laser and Plastic Surgery, LLP. Greenvale, NY, USA
|Date of Web Publication||4-Mar-2016|
Dr. Dirk M Elston
Professor and Chairman, Department of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery Medical University of SC; MSC 578 135 Rutledge Avenue; 11th Floor Charleston, SC 29425-5780
Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None
|How to cite this article:|
Valdebran M, Parikh K, Sarnoff DS, Elston DM. Irregular pigmented lesion on the genital area. Indian Dermatol Online J 2016;7:117-8
|How to cite this URL:|
Valdebran M, Parikh K, Sarnoff DS, Elston DM. Irregular pigmented lesion on the genital area. Indian Dermatol Online J [serial online] 2016 [cited 2020 Apr 6];7:117-8. Available from: http://www.idoj.in/text.asp?2016/7/2/117/178098
A 56-year-old woman presented to the outpatient clinic with several months history of an irregular pigmented macule on her buttock [Figure 1]. A biopsy was performed [Figure 2] and [Figure 3].
|Figure 2: Epidermal disorganization with hyperproliferation and disorder of atypical keratinocytes (hematoxylin and eosin, x40)|
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|Figure 3: Higher power of view showing full-thickness anaplastic atypia, loss of polarity, buckshot scatter of atypical cells (hematoxylin and eosin, x100)|
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The tumor most likely represents:
- Malignant melanoma
- Benign melanotic macule
- Pigmented Bowen's disease
- Pigmented Paget's disease
- Pigmented basal cell carcinoma
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