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 language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||American Family Physician|
|State||Published - Dec 1 1987|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Family Practice