Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

The dermatoscopic universe of basal cell carcinoma

…detection, by facilitating its discrimination from other skin tumors and inflammatory skin diseases. Furthermore, upcoming evidence suggests that the method is also useful for the management of the tumor, since it provides valuable information about…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Glomangiosarcoma in the shoulder of a 51-year-old man

…Subsequently wide excision was performed and showed a 0.9 cm tumor involving the dermis and subcutis. Cytogenetic analysis showed no chromosomal abnormality. Figure 1A. Shave biopsy shows a cellular multinodular neoplasm with surface ulceration (…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Radial Growth Phase versus Vertical Growth Phase of Melanoma?

…essence of the radial growth phase is the incapacity to form tumor nodules in the dermis. Thus the radial growth phase may also be called nontumorigenic. . . . The vertical growth phase is, by definition, the appearance of a population of cells with…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Dermatofibroma?

…lex Simple fibroma of the skin, as defined above, is a benign tumor, usually appearing solitary, on the upper part of the body and the extremities, which, mainly imbedded in the skin, is only rarely and little elevated over the surface, and never sho…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Eccrine Neoplasms?

Classification of Skin Appendage Tumors Eccrine Differentiation Eccrine nevus Eccrine duct proliferation Eccrine-centered nevus Eccrine angiomatous hamartoma Syringofibroadenoma or acrosyringeal nevus Comedo nevus of the palm, linear eccrine nevu…