SUBEPIDERMAL CALCIFIED NODULE
The subepidermal calcified nodule (SCN) is a benign, small, dermal deposition of calcium in a child.
A solitary, white, verrucous papule on the face of a child is characteristic. Boys are more commonly affected, and the average age in one series was 7 years [J Assoc Military Dermatology 1984;10;10]. Often the lesion is thought to be a verruca and is frozen several times without benefit. One variant is congenital with a predilection for the ear.
Simple shave excision may be done.
SCN in a young boy.
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