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Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Fibromatoses?

…fibromatosis [f]: Fibromatoses: a. Congenital and juvenile (1) Infantile myofibromatosis (2) Juvenile hyaline f (3) Fibrous hamartoma of infancy (4) Fibromatosis colli (5) Aggressive infantile f (6) Infantile digital f (7) Diffuse infantile f b….

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Nevus?

…pithelial and nonepithelial (e.g., in nevus sebaceus). In each of the examples cited, nevus pertains to a birthmark, i.e., a hamartoma. The word nevus in dermatology, however, is not used simply as a synonym for birthmark. It also is applied to a…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Basal-Cell Carcinoma Common in Nevus Sebaceus?

…ery textbook in which an entry about nevus sebaceus is found states that basal-cell carcinoma is an affiliate common of that hamartoma distinctive. In actuality, what usually is diagnosed histopathologically as basal-cell carcinoma in a nevus…