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Interactive Case Study - November 2015

An 11-year-old healthy male with an asymptomatic nodule on the scalp

Nikoleta Brankov, BS; Ivanka Kovalyshyn, DO

Question 1:

An 11-year-old healthy male presented with a new 5-mm asymptomatic nodule on the left occipital scalp. A punch biopsy was performed (Figures 1-3).

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Figure 1.

Figure 2.

Figure 3.

Which of the following is the best diagnosis?