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The order of things and the classification of melanoma

The order of things and the classification of melanoma

…; which belongs to the class of “melanocytic neoplasms,” which are part of the kingdom of “neuroectodermal neoplasms,” which belong to the universe of “neoplasms.” As science progresses, the era of morphology is…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…e than 2.0 cm in diameter and formed by cells, fluid, deposits, or elements of connective tissue. Tumors in skin usually are neoplasms and, less often, cysts. Rarely are inflammatory diseases of the skin tumorous, exceptions being some lepromas of…

Murphy MJ (ed). Molecular Diagnostics in Dermatology and Dermatopathology. New York: Springer Science + Business Media (Humana Press), 2011

Murphy MJ (ed). Molecular Diagnostics in Dermatology and Dermatopathology. New York: Springer Science + Business Media (Humana Press), 2011

…mes are usually not worsened [1]. I agree wholeheartedly with Dr. Murphy that differentiation between primary and metastatic neoplasms would be of great benefit diagnostically and prognostically for patients (page 196). He reviews the status of…

Mobile teledermoscopy-there’s an app for that!

Mobile teledermoscopy-there’s an app for that!

…ons. J Telemed Telecare. 2000;6:132-7. 9. Warshaw EM, Lederle FA, Grill JP, et al. Accuracy of teledermatology for pigmented neoplasms. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2009;61:753-65. CrossRef 10. Warshaw EM, Lederle FA, Grill JP, et al. Accuracy of…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Pseudomalignancies?

…phologic usually are expressed as a characteristic silhouette and as particular aspects cytopathologic. As a rule, malignant neoplasms tend to be asymmetrical and poorly circumscribed and to be made up of cells disposed in aggregations that vary…

Primary adenomyoepithelioma of the skin–a variant of apocrine mixed tumor?

Primary adenomyoepithelioma of the skin–a variant of apocrine mixed tumor?

…secretion, findings that are consistent with the diagnosis of primary adenomyoepithelioma of the skin. While various adnexal neoplasms with a myoepithelial cellular component have been described in the skin, adenomyoepithelioma of the skin seems to…