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CLINICAL HISTORY: A 69 year old female presented to her GP with an 8 month history of an asymptomatic but progressively enlarging nodular lesion on the scalp.  Her past medical history included: type 2 diabetes mellitus, hypertension, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and was an ex-smoker.  On examination, there was a non-tender, non-ulcerated, firm, mobile oval lump 5mm diameter on the scalp.  The lesion was excised and sent for histopathology.

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