Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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Spitz’s Nevus, Compound Type Melanoma…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Differential Diagnosis

Dermatofibroma Desmoplastic Spitz’s nevus 1. Acanthotic epidermis often associated with induction of folliculo-sebaceous units 1. Little or no acanthosis; no induction of folliculo-sebaceous units 2. Epidermis often thinned above the cen…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…rsistent melanocytic nevi following partial surgical removal; Spitz’s nevi; ancient nevi; and melanocytic nevi on special sites, such as the breast (especially nipple and areola), genitalia, perianal region, umbilicus, and intertriginous region…