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Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Precanceroses?

…ally, some examples of so-called lentigo maligna, once having extended into the reticular dermis, eventuate in metastases of melanoma. In brief, lentigo maligna is not a “precancerosis,” but a melanoma that is confined to the epidermis…

Spitz and Reed nevi: acquired or congenital?

Spitz and Reed nevi: acquired or congenital?

…of 349 cases. Am J Dermatopathol. 2009;31(2): 107-16. 50. Poynter JN, Elder JT, Fullen DR, et al. BRAF and NRAS mutations in melanoma and melanocytic nevi. Melanoma Res. 2006;16(4):267-73. 51. Gill M, Celebi JT. B-RAF and melanocytic neoplasia. J Am…

Abstracts from the Joint Meeting of the International Society for Digital Imaging of the Skin (ISDIS), the International Confocal Group (ICG), and the International Dermoscopy Society (IDS) in conjunction with the 2014 American Academy of Dermatology, March 22, 2014, Denver, CO, USA

Abstracts from the Joint Meeting of the International Society for Digital Imaging of the Skin (ISDIS), the International Confocal Group (ICG), and the International Dermoscopy Society (IDS) in conjunction with the 2014 American Academy of Dermatology, March 22, 2014, Denver, CO, USA

…ination of larger areas around dermal-epidermal and various other application such as delineating margins of lentigo maligna melanoma to guide surgical excision or non-melanoma skin cancer margins to guide Mohs surgery. In our study, we showed that…

Mobile teledermoscopy-there’s an app for that!

Mobile teledermoscopy-there’s an app for that!

…nd if it was melanocytic or non-melanocytic. They were also asked to choose one of the following specific primary diagnoses: melanoma, melanoma in situ, dysplastic nevus, benign nevus, basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, squamous cell…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Nuclear Atypia, Cytoplasmic Atypia, and Architectural Atypia?

…nocytosis) may be present in naevi and need to be recognized as appropriate for the subtype. As well as the distinction from melanoma, naevi must be differentiated from atypical lesions, such as atypical Spitz tumours, which do not fulfill all the…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Junctional Activity and Active Junctional Nevus?

…elanomas is accomplished best at scanning magnification by assessment of their respective silhouettes: nevi are symmetrical, melanomas are asymmetrical; nevi are well circumscribed, melanomas are poorly circumscribed; nevi are typified by nests of…

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