A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Hemangiomas, Vascular Malformations, and Ectasias

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An hemangioma is a benign neoplasm of blood vessels, a vascular malformation is an aberration in development of one or more major vascular structures, and an ectasia is a dilation of a preexisting end vessel.

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Vascular Birthmarks: Initial Evaluation

Initial Evaluation Hemangioma of infancy Port-wine stain Differential diagnosis Cherry hemangioma Tufted hemangioma Spider angioma Lymphangioma circumscriptum…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

From the Dermatologikum Hamburg: Quiz

The patient A 48-year-old woman presented herself with an erythematous macule on the extensor surface of the right thigh. The lesion had been present for years, but recently the patient noticed some increase in size and changes in the coloration. Th…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Tufted hemangioma: clinical case and literature review

…for cosmetic reasons. References 1. Jones EW, Orkin M. Tufted angioma (angioblastoma). A benign progressive angioma, not to be confused with Kaposi’s sarcoma or low-grade angiosarcoma. J Am Acad Dermatol. 1989;20:214-25. 2. Osio A, Fraitag S,…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Mobile teledermoscopy-there’s an app for that!

Abstract Background: The introduction of the smartphone with high-quality, built-in digital cameras and easy-to-install software may make it more convenient to perform teledermatology. In this study we looked at the feasibility of using a smartphone…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases


Dermatofibroma Synonyms Benign fibrous histiocytoma Fibroma dura Subepidermal nodular sclerosis Histiocytoma Histiocytoma cutis Sclerosing hemangioma Fibroma simplex or fibroma durum Nodulus cutaneus Fibrome en Pastille Dermatofibroma lenticulare De…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases


Images 11.16.1A: Nodular dermatosis + 11.16.1B: Proliferation of small blood vessels enclosed partially by collarettes of epithelium = Pyogenic granuloma, early  Note the large, muscle-containing “feeder” vessel at the base of…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Study By Disease

“Blue nevus” (Jadassohn-Tièche) (Quiz #360) “Blue nevus” (Jadassohn-Tièche) (Quiz #525) “Blue nevus” (Masson’s blue neuronevus) (Quiz #359) “Collagenous” nevus, papillary dermal type* (Quiz #11…