Search Results for: spitz-like nevus

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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.

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

Linear IgA Bullous Dermatosis: Key Points

…also known as chronic bullous disease of childhood (CBDC) typically presents around 4.5 years and resolves prior to puberty. Like classic adult LABD, childhood LABD typically presents with annular or arciform bullae. Crusts form over old lesions and…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pemphigus Foliaceus, Pemphigus Erythematosus: Overview

…d be tolerated, as chronic effects of therapy may be more dangerous than the disease. Pemphigus erythematosus may be treated like pemphigus foliaceus. Treatment First Steps, Limited Disease Apply a superpotent topical steroid cream twice daily for…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pyoderma Gangrenosum: Key Points

…ggered or exacerbated by minimal trauma. PG is a diagnosis of exclusion; inflammatory and infectious conditions may mimic PG-like ulcers. PG may occur in association with an underlying systemic disorder. Treatment of PG requires both management of…

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

…was thought to be completely benign, with metastasizing cases being intuitively considered as cases of melanomas simulating Spitz nevus (Spitzoid melanoma) [4]. In 1989, Smith and co-worker described the so-called “Spitz nevus with atypia and…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Malignant Spitz Nevus?

…ithin the lesion. There is more cellular pleomorphism, less maturation in depth and less cohesion of cells than in the usual Spitz nevus.” Weedon D, Strutton G. Skin Pathology. 2nd ed. New York: Churchill-Livingstone, 2002. By definition,…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Dermatofibroma vs. Desmoplastic Spitz’s nevus

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…

Spitz nevus on the sole of a foot presenting with transepidermal elimination

Spitz nevus on the sole of a foot presenting with transepidermal elimination

…the cells were atypical, and maturation of the cells with increasing depth was observed. From these findings, a diagnosis of Spitz nevus was made. Transepidermal elimination of nevus cell nests was observed and there were small groups of degenerated…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Spitz’s nevus, compound type vs. Melanoma

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…

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