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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Foreword

…ology have proven Bernie wrong about this in a large sense and right about it in a small but not insignificant one. For many neoplasms, we now know that there are initiating mutations and that the layering on of additional mutations can lead to…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Nevus Sebaceus

A hamartoma of epidermis, epithelial structures of adnexa, and presumably dermal elements, typified, when fully formed, by a papillated or verrucous yellowish plaque situated usually on the scalp. The condition may present itself as a solitary…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pemphigus Vulgaris & Paraneoplastic Pemphigus: Key Points

…malignancy (most commonly non-Hodgkin lymphoma) or with Castleman’s disease (especially in children). Less common underlying neoplasms include Hodgkin lymphoma, chronic lymphocytic leukemia, thymoma, lung carcinoma, and sarcoma. The pathogenic…

Time to reconsider Spitzoid neoplasms?

Time to reconsider Spitzoid neoplasms?

…Keynes The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money (1936; Palgrave Macmillan) Problems in the diagnosis of Spitzoid neoplasms and possible causes Spitzoid neoplasms may pose significant diagnostic problems, because in a fraction of them it…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Eccrine Neoplasms?

…x, dermal duct tumor, and poroid hidradenoma), cylindroma, and so-called aggressive digital papillary adenoma. Each of these neoplasms purported to be of eccrine character has a malignant counterpart. Are eccrine neoplasms really eccrine? Before…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Origin of Adnexal Neoplasms?

…on the basis of identification of the normal structure of adnexa, either epithelial or nonepithelial, that elements of those neoplasms resemble. Because adnexal neoplasms in skin often attempt to recapitulate events of embryonic life, albeit…

Hypopigmented atypical Spitzoid neoplasms (atypical Spitz nevi, atypical Spitz tumors, Spitzoid melanoma): a clinicopathological update

Hypopigmented atypical Spitzoid neoplasms (atypical Spitz nevi, atypical Spitz tumors, Spitzoid melanoma): a clinicopathological update

…f Gerami P et al’s Histomorphologic assessment and interobserver diagnostic reproducibility of atypical spitzoid melanocytic neoplasms with long-term follow-up. Am J Surg Pathol 2014, 38(7):934-40, 15 Jul 2014. Website. F1000Prime.com. doi:…

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