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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….

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 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

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

Melanocytic Nevi and Melanotic Macules

Hamartomas (“congenital” melanocytic nevi) and benign neoplasms (“acquired” melanocytic nevi) of various specific types, all of which are composed of abnormal melanocytes and manifested clinically as lesions of different…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Sebaceous Gland Hyperplasia

An enlargement of normal pre-existing sebaceous lobules on the face, the forehead, cheeks, and nose in particular, that results in lesions seen clinically to consist of a rim of yellow papules around a central dell that represents a dilated ostium…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Keloids

A fibrosing inflammatory process characterized by papular, plaque-like, nodular, and tumorous lesions that extend well beyond the exact site of injury and that in time tend to shrink somewhat, but never greatly.