Search Results for: palmo-plantar nevi

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Persistent Lentiginous Melanocytic Hyperplasia, Atypical Melanocytic Hyperplasia (Melanocytic Nuclear Atypia), Lamellar Fibroplasia, Concentric Fibroplasia, and Lymphocytes as Criteria for Diagnosis Histopathologic of Dysplastic Nevi?

“In summary, melanocytic nevi with dysplasia have five distinctive histologic features: (1) persistent lentiginous melanocytic hyperplasia; (2) atypical melanocytic hyperplasia (melanocytic nuclear atypia); (3) lamellar fibroplasias; (4) conc…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Regression of nevi in a melanoma patient treated with interferon

…apy for stage III melanoma, who presented multiple regressing nevi after the treatment. Case report A 58-year-old male patient with a history of multiple basal cell carcinomas and a previous melanoma was diagnosed upon presentation with stage III mel…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Melanoma: Treatment

Treatment Initial therapy First-line therapy: Surgical excision For diagnosis, complete excisional biopsy with minimal margins, pathologically evaluated at multiple levels to determine the tumor thickness, as well as to determine presence of ulcerat…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Granuloma Annulare: Key Points

Key Points Granuloma annulare is a reactive inflammatory skin condition, which commonly presents as annular pink, erythematous thin plaques on the distal extremities. Granuloma annulare usually presents as localized disease, generalized plaques or p…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Pityriasis Rubra Pilaris

An inflammatory process in which lesions present themselves clinically as red macules and subtle scaly papules. They soon become so confluent that there is widespread redness and scaling punctuated by islands of skin that ostensibly are spared and b…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Verrucae

…ifferent sites such as volar skin, i.e., verrucae palmares et plantares, and near or on mucous membranes, i.e., condylomata acuminata) and flat (verrucae planae), and by the type of inciting papillomavirus, HPV 6 and 11 for condylomata acuminata, for…