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Case Number : Case 1771 - 13 March - Dr Richard A Carr Posted By: Guest

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Clinical History: F80. Red lesion on hard palate. For trainees and newbies first please.

Case Posted by Dr Richard A Carr


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Admin_Dermpath

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Dr Limin Yu is unable to provide a case today, so here is a neat case for 'trainees and newbies' first from Dr Richard A Carr.

 

Geoff Cross - DermpathPRO Projects

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msofopoulos

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The papillae are composed almost entirely of xanthoma cells. (Para)keratin plugs between the papilae. Looks like Verruciform Xanthoma

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vincenzo polizzi

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This patient is an elderly person, not a CHILD...And I agree with msofopoulos, Neil and Rinad!

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Dr. Richard Carr

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Agree with all, this is a nice example of verruciform xanthoma.

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