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Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Malignant Spitz Nevus?

…s characterized by a relatively high mitotic rate and mitosis deep within the lesion. There is more cellular pleomorphism, less maturation in depth and less cohesion of cells than in the usual Spitz nevus.” Weedon D, Strutton G. Skin…

Blue nevus with a starburst pattern on dermoscopy

Blue nevus with a starburst pattern on dermoscopy

…ppear as melanin-containing fibroblast-like cells grouped in irregular bundles admixed with melanin-containing macrophages, associated with excessive fibrous tissue in the middle or upper reticular dermis [2]. On dermoscopy, a blue nevus is…

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Normal, Typical, Ordinary, Banal, and Common Nevus?

“A normal mole is usually less than 5 millimeters (.25 inches) in diameter. Any mole that grows larger than that size may be cancerous.” http://www.faqs.org/health/Sick-V4/Skin-Cancer.html. Accessed November 29, 2006. “When a…

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Basal-Cell Carcinoma Common in Nevus Sebaceus?

…Pathology, 1991; Third Series, Fascicle 1:126-127. The development of basal cell carcinoma within a naevus sebaceous of Jadassohn (NSJ) has commonly been reported. Ball EA, Hussain M, Moss AL. Squamous-cell carcinoma and basal-cell carcinoma…

The mythical concept and untoward consequences of a diagnosis of dysplastic nevus: an overdue tribute to A. Bernard Ackerman, MD

The mythical concept and untoward consequences of a diagnosis of dysplastic nevus: an overdue tribute to A. Bernard Ackerman, MD

…hension, concern and anxiety in patients and their families. Furthermore, reports mushroomed forth suggesting genetic transmission [13], but nowhere is there objective evidence that links the so-called dysplastic nevus or the so-called dysplastic…

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Junctional Activity and Active Junctional Nevus?

…evi, and melanomas. In: Skin Pathology. 2nd ed. New York, NY: Churchill-Livingstone, 2002:806. “Intradermal nevi show essentially no junctional activity.” Elder DE, Elenitsas R. Murphy GF, Xu X. Benign pigmented lesions and malignant…