Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Glomangiosarcoma in the shoulder of a 51-year-old man

…leiomyosarcoma malignant leiomyoma or angiosarcoma malignant hemangioma. Glomangiosarcoma is very rare. The first case was reported by Lumley and Stansfeld in 1972, who used the term of malignant glomus tumor to described a lesion located deep to th…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Pigmented poroma with unusual location and dermatoscopic features

…[5]. The differential diagnosis includes pyogenic granuloma, hemangioma, seborrheic keratosis, wart, fibroepithelial polyp, melanocytic nevus, cyst, BCC, squamous cell carcinoma and amelanotic melanomas [2,6]. Knowledge about the dermatoscopic featu…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Angiolymphoid Hyperplasia with Eosinophilia/Kimura’s Disease?

…mphoid hyperplasia having been designated badly, histiocytoid hemangioma), each of those patterns encountered in other circumstances presumably of different causes. “The clinical and histologic features suggest enough common ground for regardi…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Errors and Reasons

…by a variety of other ill-conceived names such as sclerosing hemangioma, histiocytoma, and fibroma durum; the concept of “metastasizing dermatofibroma” is pure fiction, that which gave rise truly to metastasis being a malignant neoplasm,…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Confusing Terms (to be Avoided Scrupulously)

…a), in a benign neoplasm that does not involute (e.g., cherry hemangioma), and in a malignant neoplasm (i.e., angiosarcoma) as well as to aberrations in structure of blood vessels, such as a malformation (e.g., arteriovenous shunt), and an ectasia (e…