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Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Blue nevus with a starburst pattern on dermoscopy

…On dermoscopy, most of the Spitz nevus has a typical starburst pattern with symmetrical, brown or black pigmentation. Some Spitz nevi show globular or atypical patterns [5]. The present case showed the characteristic histological features of a blue n…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Pattern Analysis in Historical Perspective

…istologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases: A Method by Pattern Analysis, its avowed purpose being to put forth a method for diagnosis of inflammatory diseases of the skin based on analysis morphologically of the (1) patterns formed by inflamm…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Dermatoscopic pattern of a spiradenoma

…he occipital scalp (Figure 1A, 1B) that showed a structureless pattern and blue clods on dermatoscopy. The vascular pattern of serpentine, branched vessels (Figure 2) in combination with blue clods suggest a basal cell carcinoma (BCC) [1]. However, t…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Dermatoscopic pattern of a cylindroma

…be more pronounced at the center and do not have a particular pattern. More studies are essential to establish the definite dermatoscopic patterns of cylindroma. While most cylindromas are benign, there have been reports of solitary cylindromas unde…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Multiple primary thick melanomas: similar dermoscopic pattern

…nevi tend to have one to three predominant overall dermoscopic patterns [1]. A recent study investigated and compared the dermoscopic patterns of multiple primary melanomas (MPMs) in a large series of patients [2]. The authors showed that MPMs of eld…

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