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Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Discoid Lupus Erythematosus Versus Systemic Lupus Erythematosus?* I

…ment of characteristic dermo-epidermal changes of lupus erythematosus. Our findings suggest that SLE may present with an REM-like condition.” Del Pozo J, Pena C, Almagro M, Yebra MT, Martinez W, Fonseca E. Systemic lupus erythematosus…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Xanthogranuloma

…er’s sign, i.e., urtication of a lesion in response to rubbing it. Histiocytosis X is accompanied by purpuric papules. Spitz’s nevus tends to be a solitary pink or orange, but not yellow, papule. Findings histopathologic Early Moderately…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…, a phenomenon known as Darier’s sign. A solitary lesion of juvenile xanthogranuloma may be confused clinically with a Spitz’s nevus. Each may be an orange, smooth-surfaced papule. In contrast to the expression in juvenile,…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Xanthogranuloma vs. Reticulohistiocytic granuloma

Papules, nodules, and tumors that, on gross examination, are usually skin colored and, on histopathologic examination, consist of an epithelium-lined sac that contains fluid, cells, or both in the case of true cysts and of cysts that are associated…

Superficial angiomyxoma of the skin

Superficial angiomyxoma of the skin

…because our patient lacked skin pigmentation, mucosal lesion, other cutaneous tumors or family history of myxomas. Although Spitz nevus and amelanotic melanoma come first in the list of differential diagnoses of nonpigmented nodular lesions…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Benign and Malignant Cells?

…st is the recognition that cells of a benign neoplasm may have startlingly large and pleomorphic nuclei, e.g., those of some Spitz nevi and of ancient Miescher’s nevi, and in reverse, cells of some malignant neoplasms may display remarkably…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Scar

…is of those so-called blue nevi that are associated with “collagenization,” and in the reticular dermis of those Spitz’s nevi and melanomas that are characterized by desmoplasia, which is a synonym for fibroplasia that accompanies…

April 2016 | Volume 6, No. 2

April 2016 | Volume 6, No. 2

…In this issue of Dermatology Practical & Conceptual, Pedrosa et al report on Spitz/Reed nevi in “Spitz/Reed nevi: a review of clinical-dermatoscopic and histological correlation”….

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 center…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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Spitz’s Nevus, Compound Type Melanoma…