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Year : 2008  |  Volume : 74  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 293-294

An annular, verrucous, and pruritic plaque on the back


1 Department of Pathology, Medical Faculty, Kahramanmaras Sutcu Imam University, Kahramanmaras, Turkey
2 Department of Dermatology, Medical Faculty, Trakya University, Edirne, Turkey

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Harun Ciralik
KSU Tip Faculty Pathology Department, Kahramanmaras, TR-46050
Turkey
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DOI: 10.4103/0378-6323.41399

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How to cite this article:
Ciralik H, Arican O. An annular, verrucous, and pruritic plaque on the back. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2008;74:293-4

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Ciralik H, Arican O. An annular, verrucous, and pruritic plaque on the back. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol [serial online] 2008 [cited 2019 Sep 17];74:293-4. Available from: http://www.ijdvl.com/text.asp?2008/74/3/293/41399


A 59-year-old white female with no previous health problem presented to our dermatology clinic with a lesion on the skin overlying the right scapula. It was asymptomatic, except for occasional pruritus. The size of the lesion had increased gradually from 3 mm to 30 mm over 25 years. At presentation, the lesion was a dry, annular, verrucous, brownish-pink, sharply demarcated plaque, measuring 2 x 3 cm [Figure 1]. Histological examination of punch biopsy (3 mm) specimen, after hematoxylin and eosin staining [Figure 2],[Figure 3], and immunohistochemistry [Figure 4] were done to study the characteristics of the lesion.


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