Strawberry pattern

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Description Describes dermoscopy of the strawberry pattern as seen in actinic keratosis
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The term “strawberry pattern” refers to the distinctive dermoscopic appearance of facial actinic keratoses, consisting of a pink/red pseudonetwork with blurry vessels coursing between hair follicle openings filled with keratotic plugs [1].

Actinic keratosis diplaying strawberry pattern (bottom part of the lesion)




References:

  1. Zalaudek et al.: Dermoscopy of facial nonpigmented actinic keratosis. Br. J. Dermatol. 2006;155:951-6. PMID: 17034524. DOI.