Contributed by Samuel Ejadi, M.D.
Published on line in March 1997
The patient is a 69 year-old white male with a 1.2 x 1.0 cm asymmetric, variegated tan-brown, macule, with slightly irregular borders, present on his right ear for at least five years. He was referred to a dermatologist for further evaluation, following discovery of the lesion by his primary care physician. A biopsy was performed.