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Strategies for early recognition of cutaneous melanoma-present and future

Strategies for early recognition of cutaneous melanoma-present and future

…n [15]. The 7-point checklist (Table 2) was developed as a quantitative scoring system with three major criteria (score of 2 points) and four minor criteria (score of 1 point). A minimum total score of 3 is required for the diagnosis of melanoma…

Dermatopathology comes to life!

Dermatopathology comes to life!

…medicine. In vivo microscopy imaging techniques are about to change medicine practically and conceptually. From a conceptual point of view these techniques will enable us for the first time to observe the evolution of skin diseases in vivo on a…

On the nature of thought processes and their relationship to the accumulation of knowledge, Part XVI-The process of making a diagnosis

On the nature of thought processes and their relationship to the accumulation of knowledge, Part XVI-The process of making a diagnosis

…8220;know” is a derivation of something else, and an inexact datum to boot, how can we make any progress? An important point to make here is that uncertainty is not the same as randomness. While we may not be able to pinpoint exactly, and…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Anagen Effluvium?

…drugs or who have been poisoned with heavy metals. . . . The term anagen effluvium is inaccurate at least from a morphologic point of view. The agents that cause anagen effluvium do so by prematurely halting the anagen growth phase so that the…

On the nature of thought processes and their relationship to the accumulation of knowledge, Part XIII: The nature of evidence

On the nature of thought processes and their relationship to the accumulation of knowledge, Part XIII: The nature of evidence

…l swans are white.” He averred that evidence of each additional white swan provided little additional proof of the claim. He pointed out that a single black swan would disprove the hypothesis. He pointed out that the goal of science should be to…