Question


A 14-year-old healthy girl has a 0.3 cm reddish, slightly raised nodule on the skin of the upper part of her chest found on a routine physical examination. She states that this lesion has been present for years and has not appreciably changed in size or color.
Which of the following neoplasms is this nodule most likely to be?

A Hemangioma

B Melanoma

C Wilms tumor

D Lymphoma

E Glioma

Answer / Explanation:

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(A) CORRECT.
Hemangiomas, teratomas, and fibromatoses are common pediatric neoplasms which are benign.
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