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Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Dermal Papilla?

…: their location, role in hair cycle, and involvement in skin tumor formation. J Invest Dermatol 1993;101:16S-26S. The size of the hair follicle and the diameter of the hair shaft are dictated by the volume of the dermal papilla, i.e., by its secreto…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Endothelial Swelling?

…with specificity. Last, rather than speak and write of “tumor” (a swelling) and “tumor cells” (cells of a swelling), pathologists would do better to refer to neoplasms and neoplastic cells (despite the limitations of those ter…

Clinical Case Studies

Rhinophyma with Basal Cell Carcinoma

…ding rhinophymatous skin, curettage was used to delineate the tumor margins. Mohs micrographic surgery was performed, and the tumor was cleared in one stage. The resulting defect measured 1.5 by 1.6 cm and was depressed relative to the surrounding hy…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Langerhans’ Cell Granulomatosis?

…ue is characterized essentially by the presence of compacted, tumor-like aggregates of large phagocytic cells, with conspicuous collections of eosinophilic leukocytes interspersed.” Lichtenstein L, Jaffe HL. Eosinophilic granuloma of bone with…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Hyalin?

…linosis cutis et mucosae (lipoid proteinosis). In cylindroma, tumor islands are surrounded by a hyaline rim.” Warschaw KE, Cotton JP. Glossary. In: Farmer ER, Hood AF, eds. Pathology of the Skin, 2nd ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2000:142. For mor…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Lentigo Maligna?

…remalignant dysplasia).” Elder DE, Murphy GF. Malignant tumors (melanomas and related lesions). In: Atlas of Tumor Pathology: Melanocytic Tumors of the Skin. Washington, D.C.: Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, 1991; Third Series, Fascicle 2:…

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