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Year : 2015  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 416-418  

Dermatopathology quiz: Cerebriform papules of the scrotum

1 The Commonwealth Medical College, Scranton, PA, USA
2 Laser and Skin Surgery Center, New York, USA
3 Ackerman Academy, New York, USA

Date of Web Publication17-Nov-2015

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Dirk Elston
Department of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery Medical University of SC; MSC 578 135 Rutledge Avenue; 11th Floor, Charleston, SC 29425-5780
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/2229-5178.169719

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Andreychik C, Bernstein LJ, Elston D. Dermatopathology quiz: Cerebriform papules of the scrotum. Indian Dermatol Online J 2015;6:416-8

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The 55-year-old male who presents with several scrotal cerebriform papules [Figure 1],[Figure 2],[Figure 3]. He is concerned that they may represent venereal warts.
Figure 1: Cerebriform papules of the scrotum

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Figure 2: At low power, orange-red V-shaped scale crusts are noted (H and E X 20)

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Figure 3: Foam cells are present in the papillary dermis (H and E X 400)

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The lesion most likely represents?

  1. Condyloma accuminatum
  2. Condyloma latum
  3. Porokeratosis ptychotropica
  4. Verruciform xanthoma
  5. Epidermolytic acanthoma

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