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Pigmented tumor in the nostril

Pigmented tumor in the nostril

…, in our observation the lesion mimicked the clinical appearance of basal cell carcinoma, or pigmented SK, or benign adnexal tumor. The diagnosis was based on histological examination, therefore, and a skin biopsy should always be performed in order…

Hypopigmented atypical Spitzoid neoplasms (atypical Spitz nevi, atypical Spitz tumors, Spitzoid melanoma): a clinicopathological update

Hypopigmented atypical Spitzoid neoplasms (atypical Spitz nevi, atypical Spitz tumors, Spitzoid melanoma): a clinicopathological update

…two “intermediate” categories of the spectrum—atypical Spitz nevus and Spitz tumor—are provided in Table 1. Briefly, a Spitz tumor is—by definition—“tumorigenic,” i.e., it is characterized by a nodular silhouette made by confluent sheets of cells in…

The dermatoscopic universe of basal cell carcinoma

The dermatoscopic universe of basal cell carcinoma

…apeutic course or to another treatment modality. These scenarios are associated with the risk of under-treating a persisting tumor, over-treating a healed tumor and prolonging patient’s morbidity and economic costs, respectively. Dermatoscopy was…