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Had a small pink papule on my back. Derm looked at it with dermascopy and said it looked like a normal inflamed mole. Biopsy came back as a lichen planus keratosis. Does this make sense even though dermascope said it was a mole?

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Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology

In brief: Yes

histological bx is the major determining factor. question is.
..if dermoscopy revealed a benign lesion, it's curious that it was even biopsied and not just followed up on subsequent visits?

In brief: Yes

histological bx is the major determining factor. question is.
..if dermoscopy revealed a benign lesion, it's curious that it was even biopsied and not just followed up on subsequent visits?
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