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Hutchinsons lentigo skin cancer. Close-up of abnormal pigmentation at the site of a melanoma (skin cancer) on the cheek of an 89-year-old male patient with Hutchinsons lentigo (lentigo maligna). Lentigo is a pigmented spot on the skin caused by an increase in the melanin (pigment)-producing skin cells known as melanocytes. Hutchinson's lentigo consists of malignant (cancerous) cells but does not show invasive growth.
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