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Spitz nevus on the sole of a foot presenting with transepidermal elimination

Spitz nevus on the sole of a foot presenting with transepidermal elimination

…Upward epidermal spread of a single nevus cell or small groups of cells was absent. From these findings a diagnosis of Spitz nevus was made. Transepidermal elimination of nevus cell nests was seen and there were small groups of degenerated…

Clinical Case Studies

Nevus of Ota

…ciated change in skin texture. No scleral pigment was noted. Figure 1. Nevus of Ota at patient’s initial presentation. Nevus of Ota was suspected because of the history and morphology. Nevus of Ota is a dermal melanocytic disorder that…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Dermatofibroma vs. Desmoplastic Spitz’s nevus

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,…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Spitz’s nevus, compound type vs. Melanoma

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,…

Complete regression of a melanocytic nevus after epilation with diode laser therapy

Complete regression of a melanocytic nevus after epilation with diode laser therapy

…tset and, therefore, inadequately treated with lasers, while others could have been nevi that displayed changes of recurrent nevus (pseudomelanoma) after laser therapy that were ultimately misconstrued as transformation of a nevus in melanoma [1,5]….

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Nevus verrucosus vs. Acanthosis nigricans

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,…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Verrucous seborrheic keratosis vs. Verrucous epidermal nevus

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,…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Morphea, late stage vs. Collagenous nevus

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,…

Atypical dermoscopic presentation of an acral congenital melanocytic nevus in an adult: parallel ridge pattern and its histologic correlation

Atypical dermoscopic presentation of an acral congenital melanocytic nevus in an adult: parallel ridge pattern and its histologic correlation

…tal-like features (Figure 4A). The central area of the lesion was mainly an intradermal combination of type C and dendritic (blue nevus-like) melanocytes (Figure 4B), with a striking acrosyringial and periductal distribution (Figure 4C); the…