The solitary brown macule

I. F. Orengo, Leonard Harry Goldberg, J. Tschen

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The solitary brown macule is a common skin lesion that may be benign or malignant. The lesion may represent a disorder of melanocytes, nevus cells or hemosiderin. Clinical differentiation can be difficult, and biopsy may be necessary for a definitive diagnosis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)155-160
Number of pages6
JournalAmerican Family Physician
Issue number5
StatePublished - Dec 1 1987

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Family Practice


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