Search Results for: spindle-cell hemangioma

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Histiocytosis X/Langerhans Cell Histiocytoses

…radiation keratosis, are euphemisms for various types of superficial squamous cell carcinoma. Very episodically, neoplastic cells of those types of squamous cell carcinoma proliferate wildly, and the primary neoplasm then consists of aggregations…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Vascular Birthmarks: Key Points

…resent in infancy with a wide spectrum of clinical presentations. Recent changes in the classification now restrict the term hemangioma to describe hemangioma of infancy, a benign, self-involuting, endothelial tumor that presents early in infancy…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Histiocytosis X/Langerhans Cell Histiocytoses: Overview

…s universally by 3 months. Severe combined immunodeficiency syndrome and graft vs. host disease may closely mimic Langerhans cell histiocytosis. In Langerhans cell histiocytosis, most patients are immunologically normal prior to therapy when…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Vascular Birthmarks: Initial Evaluation

…Initial Evaluation Hemangioma of infancy Port-wine stain Differential diagnosis Cherry hemangioma Tufted hemangioma Spider angioma Lymphangioma circumscriptum…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Vascular Birthmarks: Treatment

…Systemic propranolol is an emerging therapy that may be highly effective for the management of rapidly growing or ulcerating hemangiomas; this therapy may impose hemodynamic instability of the infant and should be performed in an inpatient setting…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

"Pseudolymphoma," B-cell type vs. Malignant lymphoma, B-cell type

…radiation keratosis, are euphemisms for various types of superficial squamous cell carcinoma. Very episodically, neoplastic cells of those types of squamous cell carcinoma proliferate wildly, and the primary neoplasm then consists of aggregations…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Vascular Birthmarks: Clinical Cases

…symptomatic Lesion beginning to distort anatomy of the left orbit, obstructing vision Initial evaluation Clinical diagnosis: hemangioma of infancy Given rapid growth, visual impediment with potential impairment of visual development, treatment is…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Langerhans’ Cell Granulomatosis?

…phagocytic, which includes circulating monocytes and tissue macrophages, and (2) dendritic, which includes Langerhans’ cells, dendritic cells, and interdigitating reticulum cells of lymph nodes. Langerhans’ cells differ from macrophages…

Balloon cell melanoma in primary care practice: a case report

Balloon cell melanoma in primary care practice: a case report

…s [3]. The foamy cells are usually sparser in primary melanomas than subsequent metastases [3]. In contrast to balloon nevus cells, the cells of BCMM generally lack melanin [16]. Sparse quantities of melanin granules were only found in 9 cases of…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma?

…etimes involves the skin as does adult T-cell lymphoma/leukemia. Uncommonly, Hodgkin’s disease is an expression of a T-cell, rather than of a B-cell, lymphoma, and rarely it may appear in the skin. In that circumstance, it also qualifies as a…