Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Mobile teledermoscopy-there’s an app for that!

…accuracy 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?

“The term pseudocancerosis covers a variety of diseases that can be difficult to distinguish from true carcinomas not only clinically but also histologically. However, pseudocanceroses may not only be similar to squamous cell carcinomas but a…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Cells That Mediate Inflammation (Inflammatory Cells)

…a 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-li…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…mscribed, whereas that of basal-cell carcinoma, like malignant neoplasms in general, tends to be asymmetrical and poorly circumscribed. When the neoplasms are biopsied by punch technique, criteria based on silhouette cannot be employed and, therefore…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Pigmented poroma with unusual location and dermatoscopic features

…s 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 a…