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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Chondrodermatitis Nodularis Helicis: Key Points

Key Points Chondrodermatitis nodularis helicis (CNH) is an uncommon, strikingly painful lesion on the helix or antihelix of the ear, which often appears as a crusted ulceration mimicking a cutaneous malignancy. Diagnosis may be made by clinical…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Origin of Adnexal Neoplasms?

…udy of findings histopathologic, the origin of adnexal neoplasms, such as trichoblastoma, sebaceoma, hidradenoma clear-cell, leiomyoma, neuroma, or hemangioma, remains recondite. In most instances, those proliferations are not continuous with…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Study By Disease

…cus of an oral mucous membrane) (Quiz #851) Keratosis oris (lichen simplex chronicus of an oral mucous membrane) (Quiz #852) Leiomyoma (Quiz #114) Leiomyoma, hair erector type (Quiz #633) Leiomyosarcoma (Quiz #625) Lepromatous leprosy (Virchowian…

Glomangiosarcoma in the shoulder of a 51-year-old man

Glomangiosarcoma in the shoulder of a 51-year-old man

…glomus neoplasms, respectively, simply for consistency of terminology. For example, we do not call leiomyosarcoma malignant leiomyoma or angiosarcoma malignant hemangioma. Glomangiosarcoma is very rare. The first case was reported by Lumley and…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Metastasizing Dermatofibroma?

…rmatofibroma thus joins the ranks of “benign” tumors with rare metastasis which include such examples as uterine leiomyomas and salivary mixed tumor.” Colome-Grimmer MI, Evans HL. Metastasizing cellular dermatofibroma: a report of…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Nuclear Atypia, Cytoplasmic Atypia, and Architectural Atypia?

…entifying a malignant neoplasm is the presence of mitotic figures, as in leiomyosarcoma, in contrast to absence of them from leiomyoma. It cannot be denied, though, that in most instances, striking pleomorphism of nuclei signifies malignant…

Dermoscopic findings in a patient with multiple piloleiomyomas

Dermoscopic findings in a patient with multiple piloleiomyomas

…inating from the vascular smooth muscle (angioleiomyomas); and those arising from the smooth muscle of genital skin (dartoic leiomyomas) [1,2]. Cutaneous leiomyomas typically present in the second to fourth decade of life as skin-colored or…