Benign tumours

Bowen's disease
Paget's disease of the nipple
Keratoacanthoma
Dermatofibroma

Dermatofibroma is a simple, discrete firm nodule, arising in the dermis at the site of an insect bite or other trivial injury. Often there is a brown or red vascular lesion initially, which then becomes fibrotic—a sclerosing haemangioma. The histiocytoma is similar but composed of histiocytes.

Skin tags may be pigmented but rarely cause any diagnostic problems unless inflamed. Some are in fact pedunculated seborrhoeic warts and others simple papillomas (fibroepithelial polyps).

Lipomas are slow growing benign subcutaneous tumours.

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