Search Results for: spindle-cell hemangioma

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Histiocytosis X/Langerhans Cell Histiocytoses

A malignant neoplasm made up of abnormal germinative cells analogous to those that compose the folliculosebaceous-apocrine germ in an embryo and that usually manifests clinically as a papule or nodule which may become ulcerated. On the basis of…

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

A malignant neoplasm made up of abnormal germinative cells analogous to those that compose the folliculosebaceous-apocrine germ in an embryo and that usually manifests clinically as a papule or nodule which may become ulcerated. On the basis of…

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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…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Pyogenic Granuloma

A red, often ulcerated, boggy papule that represents a hyperplasia of small cutaneous vessels which are “fed” by an arteriole in the subcutaneous fat, the lesion resulting consistently from external trauma, usually in the form of a…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Melanocytic Nevi and Melanotic Macules

Hamartomas (“congenital” melanocytic nevi) and benign neoplasms (“acquired” melanocytic nevi) of various specific types, all of which are composed of abnormal melanocytes and manifested clinically as lesions of different…

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…