Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Basal-Cell Carcinoma Common in Nevus Sebaceus?

…us-cell carcinoma and basal-cell carcinoma arising in a naevus sebaceous of Jadassohn: case report and literature review. Clin Exp Dermatol 2005 May;30(3):259-60. Virtually every textbook in which an entry about nevus sebaceus is found states that b…

Clinical Case Studies

Nevus of Ota

…he left infraorbital region. There was no associated change in skin texture. No scleral pigment was noted. Figure 1. Nevus of Ota at patient’s initial presentation. Nevus of Ota was suspected because of the history and morphology. Nevus of O…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Spitz’s nevus, compound type vs. Melanoma

…yoses in the chapter devoted to that subject, and all kinds of sclerodermas in the chapter concerning those conditions, to mention but three examples of the breadth of sweep. Last, wherever a skin lesion—be it a cherry hemangioma, a Mieschers nevus,…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Nevus verrucosus vs. Acanthosis nigricans

…yoses in the chapter devoted to that subject, and all kinds of sclerodermas in the chapter concerning those conditions, to mention but three examples of the breadth of sweep. Last, wherever a skin lesion—be it a cherry hemangioma, a Mieschers nevus,…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Morphea, late stage vs. Collagenous nevus

…yoses in the chapter devoted to that subject, and all kinds of sclerodermas in the chapter concerning those conditions, to mention but three examples of the breadth of sweep. Last, wherever a skin lesion—be it a cherry hemangioma, a Mieschers nevus,…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Sebaceous hyperplasia vs. Nevus sebaceus of Jadassohn

…yoses in the chapter devoted to that subject, and all kinds of sclerodermas in the chapter concerning those conditions, to mention but three examples of the breadth of sweep. Last, wherever a skin lesion—be it a cherry hemangioma, a Mieschers nevus,…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Miescher’s granuloma of the face

Mieschers granuloma of the face Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Women Distribution of lesions Face and scalp Configuration of lesions Annular Individual lesions Plaques Course Resolving after many months Differential diagnosis clinical…