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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

Mycosis Fungoides—Increasing in Incidence?

…a 56-year-old man with numerous smooth, painless nodules and tumors on various parts of his body (Alibert JLM, ed. Tableau du pian fungoide [Description des maladies de la peau observ?es a l”h?pital St Louis], Paris: Barrois L’aine et Fi…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Lentigo Maligna?

…emalignant 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:…

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 m…

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