Search Results for: clark\'s nevus

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Spitz’s nevus, compound type vs. Melanoma

A malignant neoplasm of melanocytes that, in the skin, begins as a macule and may become a patch or a papule. A flat lesion of melanoma tends to be asymmetrical, poorly circumscribed with a scalloped, jagged, or notched border, and variegate,…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Pagetoid Bowen’s disease vs. Extramammary Paget’s disease

A malignant neoplasm of melanocytes that, in the skin, begins as a macule and may become a patch or a papule. A flat lesion of melanoma tends to be asymmetrical, poorly circumscribed with a scalloped, jagged, or notched border, and variegate,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Melanoma: Clinical Cases

…A full-body skin examination is performed and does not identify any other suspicious lesions Biopsy: melanoma, 0.7 mm thickness, Clarks level II. No ulceration present, and mitotic index <1 per mm2 She is diagnosed with Stage 1a melanoma…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Blue Nevus?

…being termed ‘cellular blue naevus.’ In the common variety bipolar and dendritic melanocytes lie singly or in masses in the dermis. . . . The cellular type is composed of the same elements as the ordinary type, but in addition possesses

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Nevus?

…of melanocytes (e.g., in congenital melanocytic nevi), of keratocytes (e.g., in epidermal nevi), of elements of connective tissue mostly, (e.g., in collagenous nevi, nevus flammeus, and nevus lipomatosus), and of a mixture of elements epithelial and…

Melanoma arising in a giant nevus spilus maculosus

Melanoma arising in a giant nevus spilus maculosus

…of nevus spilus characterized by macular or papular speckles, respectively. We report the case of a melanoma that arose in association with a giant nevus spilus maculosus. Case report A 78-year-old Caucasian woman presented with an ulcerated nodule…

The so-called dysplastic nevus is not dysplastic at all

The so-called dysplastic nevus is not dysplastic at all

…perspective to management in the modern era” published in the Journal of American Academy of Dermatology, Duffy and Grossman concluded, following comprehensive literature review, historically, histologically, clinically and molecularly, that…