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Dermoscopic findings in a patient with multiple piloleiomyomas

Dermoscopic findings in a patient with multiple piloleiomyomas

…report and personal considerations. Dermatol Surg. 2004;30(3):421. 6. Puig S, Romero D, Zaballos P, Malvehy J. Dermoscopy of dermatofibroma. Arch Dermatol. 2005;141(1):122. 7. Arpaia N, Cassano N, Vena GA. Dermoscopic patterns of dermatofibroma….

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

…, and that proceeds through stages of granulation tissue with numerous extravasated erythrocytes, granulomatous inflammation, and fibrosis. As is the case for other fibrosing dermatitides, such as scars and keloids, papules and nodules of…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…structures that are in contrast to well-differentiated follicular structures sometimes induced by the inflammatory process (dermatofibroma). A follicular papilla accompanies germs above dermatofibroma, but never the germ-like aggregations of…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…e nest of melanocytes can be spotted in every desmoplastic Spitz’s nevus, but no nests of any kind ever are spied in a dermatofibroma. The similarities histopathologic between dermatofibroma and desmoplastic Spitz’s nevus are reflected…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…at. Nuclei are not atypical as a rule and mitotic figures are few or absent. Despite the findings histopathologic in common, dermatofibroma and dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans are confused with one another mostly because their names sound so much…

Triage amalgamated dermoscopic algorithm (TADA) for skin cancer screening

Triage amalgamated dermoscopic algorithm (TADA) for skin cancer screening

…(n=411). Angioma had a false positive rate (malignant lesions erroneously identified as angioma) of 0.2% (n=13). Of the 458 dermatofibroma diagnoses made (31.7% of the 1,443 lesion evaluations in step one), 94% (n=431) were correct. The false…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Errors and Reasons

…among those being the unalike conditions known as focal mucinosis, myxedema, pretibial myxedema, and scleromyxedema. Error: Dermatofibroma is a neoplasm. Reason: It is a fibrosing dermatitis that goes by a variety of other ill-conceived names such…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…anied by serum are contained in endothelium-lined spaces; large numbers of them are not extravasated as they are in an early dermatofibroma. Because a dermatofibroma very early in its course displays numerous dilated venules and many extravasated…