Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Epidermal Cyst and Epidermoid Cyst?

…n is the epidermal cyst which is lined entirely by stratified squamous epithelium usually without skin appendages. . . . These cysts may arise from hair follicles, sebaceous ducts, and from the epidermis, and it is usually impossible to determine the…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

See Classification of Pigmented Lesions

…e keratosis Seborrheic keratosis Malignant neoplasms Basal cell carcinoma, pigmented Solar keratosis, pigmented Melanocytic lesions Benign Melanosis Simple lentigo Nevus of Ota, nevus of Ito Nevi Congenital Classic acral Superficial Superf…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Lentigo Maligna?

…of a recognizable series of events affecting the melanocytic cellular system in a way similar to these stages. First, there is a long period characterized by an increase in number of structurally normal melanocytes per unit area, which is associated…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Dermatofibroma?

…izing fibrous histiocytomas of the skin are presented. …Cellular, aneurysmal, and atypical (pseudosarcomatous) fibrous histiocytomas of the skin can metastasize, yet they often show a protracted clinical course. Risk factors for metastatic diss…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Letter to the Editor

…lack salve to a thin melanoma that subsequently progressed to metastatic melanoma: a case study,” the patient chose to treat her melanoma with black salve. She reluctantly agreed to conventional medical treatment only after the melanoma had clinicall…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Identification of Basic Patterns: Skin: Fibrosing Dermatitis

…racterized episodically by extensive desmoplasia, and in some carcinomas metastatic to skin in which desmoplasia may be rife. Granulation tissue (Fig. 5.365 A&B), that quintessential inflammatory process characterized by an exuberant proliferatio…