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The dermatoscopic universe of basal cell carcinoma

The dermatoscopic universe of basal cell carcinoma

…apeutic course or to another treatment modality. These scenarios are associated with the risk of under-treating a persisting tumor, over-treating a healed tumor and prolonging patient’s morbidity and economic costs, respectively. Dermatoscopy was…

Hypopigmented atypical Spitzoid neoplasms (atypical Spitz nevi, atypical Spitz tumors, Spitzoid melanoma): a clinicopathological update

Hypopigmented atypical Spitzoid neoplasms (atypical Spitz nevi, atypical Spitz tumors, Spitzoid melanoma): a clinicopathological update

…two “intermediate” categories of the spectrum—atypical Spitz nevus and Spitz tumor—are provided in Table 1. Briefly, a Spitz tumor is—by definition—“tumorigenic,” i.e., it is characterized by a nodular silhouette made by confluent sheets of cells in…

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

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

…32 out of the 52 cases were classified by Folpe et al as malignant glomus tumor, while the rest either as symplastic glomus tumor, glomus tumor of uncertain malignant potential, or glomangimatosis. This empirical classification as well as the…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Radial Growth Phase versus Vertical Growth Phase of Melanoma?

…and later by invading the dermis and eventually the subcutis and deeper structures (vertical growth phase).” Rosai J. Tumors and tumor-like conditions. In: Ackerman’s Surgical Pathology. 7th ed. St. Louis, MO: CV Mosby Co., 1989:134….

Strategies for early recognition of cutaneous melanoma-present and future

Strategies for early recognition of cutaneous melanoma-present and future

…ly detection of melanoma at early and curable stages is critical for the patients’ survival. In contrast to many other tumor entities, cutaneous melanoma may already develop metastases at a low tumor volume. Once distant metastases have…