Concern yields benign condition

Examination with a dermatoscope showed it was an irritated seborrhoeic keratosis. This is an immune reaction directed at the seborrhoeic keratosis which may cause it to resolve in time leaving a grey macule.

Because this lesion is so superficial involving only the epidermis, it was just shaved off and submitted for pathology, confirming the benign diagnosis.

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