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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Basal Cell Carcinoma

A malignant neoplasm made up of abnormal germinative cells analogous to those that compose the folliculosebaceous-apocrine germ in an embryo and that usually manifests clinically as a papule or nodule which may become ulcerated. On the basis of…

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…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Basal-Cell Carcinoma Common in Nevus Sebaceus?

…ll carcinoma, both neoplasms being composed mostly of follicular germinative cells. That being so, the analogue malignant of trichoblastoma is trichoblastic carcinoma, which is precisely the character essential of basal-cell carcinoma. Nearly…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…n embryo at about 10 weeks and discrete follicular germ-like aggregations often are present in company with small nodules of trichoblastoma. In both small and large nodular types of trichoblastoma, but especially in the small nodular type, a…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…inoma is the commonest neoplasm to develop in nevus sebaceus. In actuality, the commonest neoplasm in that organoid nevus is trichoblastoma. The confusion in diagnosis between trichoblastomas in general and basal-cell carcinomas is that the latter…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Origin of Adnexal Neoplasms?

…O. Microcystic adnexal carcinoma of the breast: a very rare breast skin tumor. Dermatol Surg 2002 Nov;28(11):1092-4. “Trichoblastoma is a rare benign skin appendage tumor of hair germ origin.” Cheng L, Binder SW, Gajjar NA, Hirschowitz…