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Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Pagetoid Bowen’s disease vs. Extramammary Paget’s disease

A malignant neoplasm of melanocytes that, in the skin, begins as a macule and may become a patch or a papule. A flat lesion of melanoma tends to be asymmetrical, poorly circumscribed with a scalloped, jagged, or notched border, and variegate,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Venous Stasis: Treatment

…Treatment Stasis dermatitis First-line therapy: The first-line therapy for stasis dermatitis includes control of edema, if possible, and use of an anti-inflammatory topical medication such as a medium potency topical corticosteroid. Stasis

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Prurigo Nodularis: Overview

…at benefit. Hydroxyzine or diphenhydramine 25-75 mg before bed and as tolerated 3 times daily. During the initial visit, an assessment of the patient’s mental status is essential. Depression may be present, either as a cofactor in causing the…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Venous Stasis: Clinical Cases

…3-year history of varicose veins, bilateral lower extremity swelling, and recurrent rashes on the ankles Does not wear compression stocking Evaluation and management Healthy appearing woman Bilateral lower extremities (left greater than right) with…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases


…at all would agree that it was summoned into being by the daemon of A. Bernard Ackerman. Writing nearly a decade after his passing, the number of Dr. Ackerman’s students who remain as active practitioners of pathology, dermatology and…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Blue Nevus?

…being termed ‘cellular blue naevus.’ In the common variety bipolar and dendritic melanocytes lie singly or in masses in the dermis. . . . The cellular type is composed of the same elements as the ordinary type, but in addition possesses

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology


…of melanocytes (e.g., in congenital melanocytic nevi), of keratocytes (e.g., in epidermal nevi), of elements of connective tissue mostly, (e.g., in collagenous nevi, nevus flammeus, and nevus lipomatosus), and of a mixture of elements epithelial and…

Melanoma arising in a giant nevus spilus maculosus

Melanoma arising in a giant nevus spilus maculosus

…of nevus spilus characterized by macular or papular speckles, respectively. We report the case of a melanoma that arose in association with a giant nevus spilus maculosus. Case report A 78-year-old Caucasian woman presented with an ulcerated nodule…