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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…Trichotillomania  Once trichomalacia has been spotted, it means that a particular hair has been twisted back and forth. It does not, in itself, signify trichotillomania; sometimes patients twist a hair, to and fro, that emanates from a Miescher&#8217…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

ABCDEs?

…rmination requires measurement of the lesion at different times. Polar to melanoma in terms of criteria for diagnosis, clinically and histopathologically, are acquired melanocytic nevi that can be classified and named eponymically for Unna, Miescher,…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

The so-called dysplastic nevus is not dysplastic at all

…pf AW, Marghoob AA, Bart RS. Management of dysplastic nevi: a survey of fellows of the American Academy of Dermatology. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2002;46(5):674-82. 7. Ackerman AB, Magana-Garcia M. Naming acquired melanocytic nevi. Unna’s, Miescher&#…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Selection of the Method for Surgery

sions has a place in a surgeon’s armamentarium, but it is a highly circumscribed one confined to what clinically seem to be benign, mostly exophytic growths such as warts, skin tags, seborrheic keratoses, and the melanocytic nevi of Unna and Mi…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Junctional Activity and Active Junctional Nevus?

…istinguishing nevi from melanomas are maturation of melanocytes with progressive descent into the dermis (both in terms of size of nests and size of nuclei) and nuclei of melanocytes monomorphic in nevi (except for Spitz nevi and ancient Miescher&#82…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Lentigo Maligna?

…down and ulcerate reveals its malignant nature.” Hutchinson J. Lentigo melanosis: a further report. Arch Surg (Lond) 1894;5:253-256. “It is controversial whether lentigo maligna should be regarded as a form of in situ radial growth phase…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Wide and Deep Excision for Melanoma?

…ma, subclinical extension of the in situ tumor commonly exceeds 0.5 cm, ….” James WD, Berger TG, Elston DM. Andrews’ Diseases of the Skin. 10th ed. Philadelphia. Elsevier Inc. 2006:699. “wide local excision radial margin was 1…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

An atypical pigmented lesion on the nose

…ith a paler, raised and scaly central area. [Copyright: ©2014 Savoia et al.] Dermatoscopy with a non-contact polarizing dermatoscope revealed an unspecific pattern, structureless and asymmetric (Figure 2), characterized by blue-gray radial lines, dis