Search Results for: spindle-cell hemangioma

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Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma/ Mycosis Fungoides

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: 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…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Lymphomas (Other Than Mycosis Fungoides and Lymphomatoid Papulosis)

…natomic site. Included among them are anaplastic large-cell lymphoma and panniculitis-like T-cell lymphoma. Anaplastic large-cell lymphoma of T-cell type usually occurs as a solitary, rapidly growing tumor. Most of the neoplastic lymphocytes express…

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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

Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma/ Mycosis Fungoides: Overview

…ent Stage IVB-any skin lesions with histologic lymph node involvement and visceral disease Treatment Early stage cutaneous T-cell lymphoma First Steps Liberal use of emollients to involved skin. Apply a superpotent topical steroid in cream or…

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Vascular Birthmarks: Initial Evaluation

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

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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

…natomic site. Included among them are anaplastic large-cell lymphoma and panniculitis-like T-cell lymphoma. Anaplastic large-cell lymphoma of T-cell type usually occurs as a solitary, rapidly growing tumor. Most of the neoplastic lymphocytes express…

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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…