Search Results for: ephelides

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Nevus Cells, Nevocytes, and Nevomelanocytes?

…Dermatol 1994;130(8):1036-41. “Melanocytic nevi are benign neoplasms, histologically distinguished from lentigines or ephelides by the presence of nevus cells, which are melanocytes that group in well-demarcated nests.” Stith MJ, Maize…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Lentigo?

…7;s Dermatology in General Medicine. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 2003:889. “Solar lentigines differ histologically from ephelides by definition, in having an increased number of epidermal melanocytes.” Elder DE, Elenitsas R, Murphy GF, Xu…

Non-choroidal yellow melanoma showing positive staining with Sudan Black consistent with the presence of lipofuscin: a case report

Non-choroidal yellow melanoma showing positive staining with Sudan Black consistent with the presence of lipofuscin: a case report

…thing of concern had been noticed. Examination revealed that the patient had skin of Fitzpatrick photo-type 3, with multiple ephelides as evidence of previous sun exposure. On the skin over her right scapula a raised, smooth, shiny, yellow and…