Search Results for: clark\'s nevus

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Melanoma: Treatment

…, complete excisional biopsy with minimal margins, pathologically evaluated at multiple levels to determine the tumor thickness, as well as to determine presence of ulceration, mitotic index, evidence of regression, perineural or perivascular…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Facial Melanosis, Melasma: Initial Evaluation

…neous lip, and nose. Central facial involvement is most common but mandibular involvement may also occur. Differential diagnosis Photoallergic / phototoxic contact dermatitis Melanosis of Riehl’s (likely a photo-distributed contact dermatitis)…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Dermatofibroma vs. Desmoplastic Spitz’s nevus

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

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…