Palmar Pit

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Title: Palmar Pit
Description: Photograph showing three small, flesh-colored depressions on the palm of the hand.

Fotografía en la que se observan tres depresiones pequeñas del color de la piel en la palma de la mano.

Palmar pits are small depressions in the skin on the palm of the hand that may be seen in individuals with basal cell nevus syndrome, a hereditary syndrome associated with the development of basal cell carcinoma. Depressions may also be seen on the sole of the foot (plantar pits, not shown).

Los hoyuelos palmares son depresiones pequeñas en la piel de la palma de la mano que a veces se encuentran en personas con el síndrome del nevo de células basales, un síndrome hereditario asociado con la formación de carcinoma de células basales. Estas depresiones en ocasiones se forman en la planta del pie (hoyuelos plantares).
Type: Color, Photo (JPEG format)
Source: National Cancer Institute
Creator: Edward Cowen, MD, MHSc (Photographer)
AV Number: CDR800271
Date Created: December 20, 2019
Date Added: March 31, 2020
Reuse Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and can be freely reused. Please credit the source and, where possible, the creator listed above.