Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Letter to the Editor

To the Editor, In her essay, “On the nature of thought processes and their relationship to the accumulation of knowledge, Part XIII: The nature of evidence” [1], Cris Anderson helps us to look at the question of why a person would choose an alternat…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Dermatofibroma?

…gn tumor composed of a mixture of fibroblastic and histiocytic cells that are often arranged in cartwheel or storiform pattern and accompanied by varying numbers of inflammatory cells, foam cells, and siderophages. …When located in the skin, th…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Identification of Basic Patterns: Skin: Fibrosing Dermatitis

…aracterized 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 proliferati…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Lentigo Maligna?

“Melanoma arising from lentigo maligna is preceded by or forms a part 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…