Case 39

 
Clinical Information
  82 year-old male, left dorsal forearm skin lesion.
Gross Description
 

The specimen consists of an ellipse of skin which measures 3.5 x 1.0 x 0.8 cm. In the center of the skin surface, there is a white nodule which measures 0.7 x 0.8 x 0.3 cm. Sectioning through the specimen revealed a white firm nodule with a smooth cut surface which measures 0.9 x 0.8 x 0.6 cm.

     
 
  HE, 2 HE, 4
 
  HE, 10 HE, 20
 
  HE, 20 HE, 20
 
  HE, 40 HE, 40
     
     
 

Click here for diagnosis and case discussion.

 

Source: Department of Pathology, Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, NE

Photo: Zenggang Pan

Discussion: Zenggang Pan