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An Bras Dermatol. 2019 Sep - Oct;94(5):590-593. doi: 10.1016/j.abd.2019.09.007. Epub 2019 Sep 30.

Sebaceoma on the scalp simulating a malignant pigmented neoplasia.

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1
Department of Dermatology, Hospital Naval Marcílio Dias, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil. Electronic address: baby_poggi@hotmail.com.
2
Postgraduate Program in Medical Sciences, Hospital Universitário Pedro Ernesto, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil.
3
Clinic of Oncologic Dermatology and Dermatoscopy, Department of Dermatology, Hospital Naval Marcílio Dia, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil.
4
ID - Investigação em Dermatologia, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil.

Abstract

The correct identification of pigmented nodular lesions of the scalp is often challenging. Despite the importance of clinical patterns and dermoscopy, important adjuvant tools that are usually helpful, their interpretation sometimes is not clear-cut. Here, the authors discuss a case of sebaceoma mimicking a malignant pigmented neoplasia, with conclusive histopathology.

KEYWORDS:

Adenoma; Dermoscopy; Histology; Melanoma; Neoplasms; Sebaceous gland neoplasms; Sebaceous glands; Skin neoplasms; Trichoscopy

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