Journal Information
Vol. 111. Issue 5.
Pages 423 (June 2020)
Vol. 111. Issue 5.
Pages 423 (June 2020)
Images in Dermatology
DOI: 10.1016/j.adengl.2018.07.030
Open Access
A Two-Color Tumor
Tumor bicolor
Visits
...
J.L. Ramírez-Bellvera,
Corresponding author
, A.B. Enguitab, I. Sánchez-Carpinteroa
a Servicio de Dermatología, Clínica Dermatológica Internacional, Madrid, Spain
b Servicio de Anatomía Patológica, Clínica Dermatológica Internacional, Madrid, Spain
Article information
Full Text
Download PDF
Statistics
Figures (1)
Full Text

A 59-year-old man presented with a lesion of 2 years’ duration on his left temporal region. Although he had similar lesions, this one concerned him because it had 2 colors. The lesion was dome-shaped and had a diameter of 1cm; one half was yellowish-orange and the other one was violaceous. Dermoscopic examination showed 2 distinct components: an anterior half with converging yellowish lobules and a posterior half with vascular lacunes without interior structures separated by whitish tracts. A collision tumor composed of sebaceous hyperplasia and an acquired capillary angioma was suspected and the lesion was excised. The diagnosis was confirmed by histology (Fig. 1).

Figure 1
(0.17MB).

The term collision tumor refers to the coexistence of 2 or more lesions in close proximity that appear to be a single lesion but have different histolopathological features and are separate entities. Collision tumors composed of melanocytic lesions (nevi, lentigines, and melanomas) and vascular lesions, seborreic keratoses, basal cell carcinomas, sebaceous carcinomas, and syringomas have been reported. Despite the high prevalence of sebaceous hyperplasia and acquired angiomas in the general population, it is surprising that we found no reports of a collision tumor comprising these 2 entities in the literature.

Please cite this article as: Ramírez-Bellver JL, Enguita Valls AB, Sánchez-Carpintero I. Tumor bicolor. Actas Dermosifiliogr. 2020;111:423.

Copyright © 2020. AEDV
Idiomas
Actas Dermo-Sifiliográficas (English Edition)

Subscribe to our newsletter

Article options
    NOTICE Undefined index: tipo (includes_ws_v2/librerias/html/item.php[1273])
    NOTICE Undefined index: tipo (includes_ws_v2/librerias/html/item.php[1273])
    NOTICE Undefined index: tipo (includes_ws_v2/librerias/html/item.php[1273])
    NOTICE Undefined index: tipo (includes_ws_v2/librerias/html/item.php[1273])
  • Additional material
Tools
NOTICE Undefined index: tipo (includes_ws_v2/librerias/html/item.php[1273])
NOTICE Undefined index: tipo (includes_ws_v2/librerias/html/item.php[1273])
NOTICE Undefined index: tipo (includes_ws_v2/librerias/html/item.php[1273])
NOTICE Undefined index: tipo (includes_ws_v2/librerias/html/item.php[1273])
Supplemental materials
es en

¿Es usted profesional sanitario apto para prescribir o dispensar medicamentos?

Are you a health professional able to prescribe or dispense drugs?

es en
Política de cookies Cookies policy
Utilizamos cookies propias y de terceros para mejorar nuestros servicios y mostrarle publicidad relacionada con sus preferencias mediante el análisis de sus hábitos de navegación. Si continua navegando, consideramos que acepta su uso. Puede cambiar la configuración u obtener más información aquí. To improve our services and products, we use "cookies" (own or third parties authorized) to show advertising related to client preferences through the analyses of navigation customer behavior. Continuing navigation will be considered as acceptance of this use. You can change the settings or obtain more information by clicking here.