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Old 09-15-2011
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Skin What's your diagnosis of this skin condition?

A 22-year-old man presented to the clinic for evaluation of multiple, mobile, blue-hued dermal nodules (approximately 3 mm in diameter) on the medial aspect of his right arm; been present since he was 13 years old. The lesions had not increased in size or in number, but he did note that they were occasionally painful.

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No one in the family had similar lesions. He was otherwise healthy except for migraine headaches for which he took topiramate. Physical examination also revealed that there were multiple, non-scaly, erythematous pinpoint papules that surrounded the nodules.

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What is the most likely diagnosis?

A) Spider telangiectasia
B) Capillary hemangioma
C) Cavernous hemangioma
D) Glomangioma
E) Cystic hygroma
F) Kaposi sarcoma
G) Hemangiopericytoma
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The answer is D, glomangioma. The patient is pretty young and he is asymptomatic. Glomangioma nodules can range from pink-blue
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D) Glomangioma
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D) Glomangioma
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Can somebody explain somatic hypermutation and hardy weinburg rule.


Will appreciate it.thanks
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It is glomangioma
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