Case 14: Left Parietal Skin, R/O Dysplastic Nevus

  • Dong-Lin XieEmail author
  • Tam H. Nguyen
  • Robert A. Norman
Part of the Clinical Cases in Dermatology book series (CLIDADE)


A 32-year-old female presented for evaluation and removal of a mole on her left scalp. She stated that the mole was present since early childhood, and did not undergo any recent change or cause pain or pruritus. There was no personal history of any skin cancer.


Scalp lesion Scalp nevus Organoid nevus Melanocytic nevus Mesenchymal hamartoma Trichodiscoma 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dong-Lin Xie
    • 1
    Email author
  • Tam H. Nguyen
    • 2
  • Robert A. Norman
    • 3
    • 4
  1. 1.Ruffolo, Hooper & Associates, M.D, P.A.TampaUSA
  2. 2.DO, PGY-1 Larkin Community HospitalMiamiUSA
  3. 3.Department of DermatologyNova Southeastern UniversityTampaUSA
  4. 4.Center for Geriatric Dermatology and Neuro-DermatologyTampaUSA

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