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This teddy bear is on a mans thigh and has been there a long time. You will notice that the pigment pattern is regular and because the pigment is brown and black it means it is only in the epidermis. This is a Congenital Nevus and is of no concern
Beware the persistent ulcer on a tongue. If this was present for longer than one month, it requires a punch biopsy because of the possibility of it being a squamous cell carcinoma
This lesion on the upper lip has been present for a few months and was examined with the dermatoscope and looks like it is just scar tissue. The picture below is of the same lesion without any pressure from the dermatoscope and you can see the blood vessels that allow the diagnosis to be made.
Lip Basal Cell Carcinoma
Anyone who is enthused by looking at skin lesions is welcome on this blog. My aim is that we all learn from each other.