Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Mobile teledermoscopy-there’s an app for that!

…ccuracy for the primary diagnosis was 46.8 % for nonpigmented neoplasms and 51.6%-56.9% for pigmented neoplasms depending on the type of dermoscope used [9,10]. In comparison with other teledermoscopy studies, however, the diagnostic accuracy of the…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Pseudomalignancies?

…lly or by metastasis. The irrepressible behavior of malignant neoplasms is reflected in certain correlates morphologic, gross (clinical) and histopathologic. Viewed through a microscope, those attributes morphologic usually are expressed as a charact…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Pigmented poroma with unusual location and dermatoscopic features

…with eccrine differentiation [1]. Poromas are benign adnexal neoplasms with differentiation towards ductal epithelium of eccrine or apocrine glands [1,2,3]. Poromas represent 10% of all eccrine and apocrine neoplasms. Because ducts of both glands ar…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…c figures are present within some neoplastic cells, often the neoplasms themselves are not connected to either infundibular or surface epidermis, and stromal changes often are striking. The criteria listed at the outset of this chapter are predicated…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Cells That Mediate Inflammation (Inflammatory Cells)

…disease is an inflammatory one; nearly all primary malignant neoplasms in the skin (and in other organs) and also no small number of benign neoplasms (two examples already cited being seborrheic keratosis, especially in the form of lichen planus-lik…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Malignant Spitz Nevus?

…New York: Churchill-Livingstone, 2002. By definition, benign neoplasms are incapable of metastasis; only malignant neoplasms can disseminate by blood and lymph vessels and across serosal surfaces. Just one neoplasm of melanocytes is malignant, namel…