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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…

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:…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Benign and Malignant Cells?

…from malignant neoplasms in skin by analysis of their patterns, architectural in particular, i.e., their silhouettes* Benign Neoplasms Malignant Neoplasms Symmetric Asymmetric Well circumscribed Poorly circumscribed Often V-shaped Not V-shaped as a…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Myxoma?

…dominates overwhelmingly over components epithelial. The term myxoma is not appropriate for any of these benign or malignant neoplasms because none of them truly are neoplasms of mucin; each is a distinctive epithelial neoplasm that happens to be…

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