‘Claw and ball’ appearance

‘Claw and ball’ appearance is a feature of

[A] Dysplastic Nevi
[B] Psoriasis
[C] Lichen nitidus
[D] Angioblastoma

‘Claw and ball’ appearance is a feature of

The histological appearance of lichen nitidus is commonly referred to as ball and claw configuration

Similar resemblance can be seen in histology of early lesions of juvenile xanthogranuloma (JXG) and lichenoid eruptive histiocytoma. Occasionally, micropapular lichen planus and tuberculoid leprosy may show such appearance, although with shorter “claws.”

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