Search Results for: clark-like nevus

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…

A case of a superficial spreading melanoma in situ diagnosed via digital dermoscopic monitoring with high dynamic range conversion

A case of a superficial spreading melanoma in situ diagnosed via digital dermoscopic monitoring with high dynamic range conversion

…and structure, but was darker in the center and paler at the periphery. Therefore, the macule was tentatively diagnosed as a Clark nevus, and a 6-month follow-up was recommended. When the patient presented 7 months later, the lesion had enlarged to…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Atopic Dermatitis?

…inordinately itchy for a variety of reasons. Any person, atopic or not, can produce lesions anywhere on the integument just like those of so-called atopic dermatitis if only the skin is rubbed and scratched energetically enough. Because the skin of…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Keloid vs. Hypertrophic scar

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…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…nocytes positioned at the base of rete ridges and parallel to undulations of rete ridges as in proliferations of melanocytes like simple lentigines, junctional nevi of Clark’s type especially, and malignant melanoma in situ; sclerotic collagen…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Erythema figuratum

…hematosus. Now it is accepted generally that so-called lymphocytic infiltration of Jessner is not a disease sui generis but, like reticular erythematosus mucinosis, is a manifestation of the tumid form of discoid lupus erythematosus. Although we are…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Erythema multiforme

…ation with it atop a lesion of erythema multiforme. This enables erythema multiforme to be differentiated from sometime lookalikes of it such as Mucha-Habermann disease, prurigo pigmentosa, acute discoid lupus erythematosus, and graft-versus-host…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Xerosis, Asteatosis, Asteatotic Eczema, Eczema Craquelé, and Dry Skin?

…. Erythema, xerosis, superficial cracking, and fine scaling of the skin often attributable to dry, cold air exposure.” Clark RAF, Hopkins TT. The other eczemas. In: Moschella SL, Hurley HJ, eds. Dermatology, 3rd ed. Philadelphia: WB Saunders,…