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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans

The term, dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP), was coined by Hoffman in 1925 to signify a protuberant, often multinodular cutaneous tumor that showed progressive growth. Darier and Ferrand had described a case of the disease a year before, and…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Porphyria Cutanea Tarda

A disease manifested chiefly in the skin by vesicles and bullae that appear on sites of trauma, especially the face and dorsa of the hands, often in conjunction with macular hyperpigmentation and hypertrichosis of a face and sclerodermoid changes…

January 2014 | Volume 4, No. 1

January 2014 | Volume 4, No. 1

…In this issue of Dermatology Practical & Conceptual, Dr. Wolfgang Weyers reports on specimen mix-up in dermatopathology and discusses measures to prevent and detect it….

January 2013 | Volume 3, No. 1

January 2013 | Volume 3, No. 1

In this issue of Dermatology Practical and Conceptual Domínguez Espinosa et al report on the dermatoscopy of eccrine poromas. “Research is to see what everybody else has seen, and to think what nobody else has thought.” Albert Szent-Györgi

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Extramammary Paget’s Disease and Mammary Paget’s Disease

Extramammary Paget’s disease is an apocrine carcinoma that begins within the epidermis and presents itself clinically as a patch or a subtle plaque that extends centrifugally for many years before becoming a readily discernible thick plaque,…

January 2012 | Volume 2, No. 1

January 2012 | Volume 2, No. 1

In this issue of Dermatology Practical and Conceptual, Skvara et al explore the potential of the combination of reflectance (green color) with fluorescence confocal microscopy (red color) for in vivo skin imaging. [Copyright: 2012 Skvara et al.]…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Lymphomas (Other Than Mycosis Fungoides and Lymphomatoid Papulosis)

Malignant neoplasms of B-lymphocytes especially that present themselves usually as papules, nodules, and tumors, sometimes solitary but at other times numerous, and often in clusters on any anatomic site. When “primary,” B-cell lymphomas…