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A Rapidly Growing Nodule and Dome-Shaped Yellow Papules on the Face—Quiz Case

A Rapidly Growing Nodule and Dome-Shaped Yellow Papules on the Face—Quiz Case Report of a case A 62-year-old man presented with a nodule on his forehead that had grown rapidly in diameter over a 1-month period. His medical history included surgical removal of a right-sided colon cancer 10 years earlier. He had no family history of skin cancer or colon cancer. On physical examination, multiple dome-shaped yellowish papules were observed on the patient’s face (Figure 1) and a 2-cm pink nodule with a central hyperkeratotic plug was observed on the left side of the forehead (Figure 2). A shave biopsy specimen was obtained from a yellow papule on the cheek (Figure 3) as well as from the pink nodule on the forehead (Figure 4). View LargeDownload Figure 1. View LargeDownload Figure 2. View LargeDownload Figure 3. View LargeDownload Figure 4. What is your diagnosis? http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Dermatology American Medical Association

A Rapidly Growing Nodule and Dome-Shaped Yellow Papules on the Face—Quiz Case

A Rapidly Growing Nodule and Dome-Shaped Yellow Papules on the Face—Quiz Case

Abstract

Report of a case A 62-year-old man presented with a nodule on his forehead that had grown rapidly in diameter over a 1-month period. His medical history included surgical removal of a right-sided colon cancer 10 years earlier. He had no family history of skin cancer or colon cancer. On physical examination, multiple dome-shaped yellowish papules were observed on the patient’s face (Figure 1) and a 2-cm pink nodule with a central hyperkeratotic plug was observed on the left side of the...
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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 2005 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0003-987X
eISSN
1538-3652
DOI
10.1001/archderm.141.4.515-c
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Abstract

Report of a case A 62-year-old man presented with a nodule on his forehead that had grown rapidly in diameter over a 1-month period. His medical history included surgical removal of a right-sided colon cancer 10 years earlier. He had no family history of skin cancer or colon cancer. On physical examination, multiple dome-shaped yellowish papules were observed on the patient’s face (Figure 1) and a 2-cm pink nodule with a central hyperkeratotic plug was observed on the left side of the forehead (Figure 2). A shave biopsy specimen was obtained from a yellow papule on the cheek (Figure 3) as well as from the pink nodule on the forehead (Figure 4). View LargeDownload Figure 1. View LargeDownload Figure 2. View LargeDownload Figure 3. View LargeDownload Figure 4. What is your diagnosis?

Journal

Archives of DermatologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Apr 1, 2005

Keywords: papule

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