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Acantholytic dyskeratotic acanthoma: case report and review of the literature

Acantholytic dyskeratotic acanthoma: case report and review of the literature

…(Grover’s disease), non-melanoma skin cancer or melanoma. Cutaneous examination revealed a 10 x 4 mm plaque beneath the left breast (Figure 1). A 3 x 3 mm erosion was present in the center of the lesion. An excisional biopsy was performed. Figure 1….

Solitary mastocytoma presenting in an adult: report and literature review of adult-onset solitary cutaneous mastocytoma with recommendations for evaluation and treatment

Solitary mastocytoma presenting in an adult: report and literature review of adult-onset solitary cutaneous mastocytoma with recommendations for evaluation and treatment

…ng as a brown patch with irregular borders. [Copyright: ©2016 Cohen.] Figure 2. Distant (a) and closer (b) views of the left breast show a dermatofibroma presenting as a two-toned brown patch with irregular borders. [Copyright: ©2016 Cohen.] Figure…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Muscles

…y laypersons as a “goose bump.” Erector smooth muscle unaffiliated with follicles is present in abundance in the breast, especially in the vicinity of the nipple, in the labium majus, and in the scrotum, imparting to those anatomic sites…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Thrombophlebitis

…ecially the pancreas, lung, stomach, or gallbladder. Mondor’s disease is thrombophlebitis in a superficial vein in the breast of a woman. Phlebothrombosis is thrombosis of a superficial or deep vein devoid of signs of inflammation. Varicose…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Embryologic Development

…tiferous ducts to infundibula in the nipple, through which ostia it emerges on the surface of the skin. Parenthetically, the breast is not an organ per se, but a specialized region of skin and subcutaneous tissue. In sum, the germ in an embryo that…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Macular and papular (lichenoid) amyloidosis-Cutaneous solely

…rn ancestry usually Distribution of lesions Macular form most common in the interscapular region, but also seen on the arms, breasts, and buttocks; the papular form (lichen amyloidosis) occurring on the pretibial region especially, sometimes also…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Borderline, Minimal Deviation, and Nevoid Melanomas?

…thelial neoplasms of the ovary, borderline lesions are common. They are also commonly manifested as papillary lesions of the breast.” Reed RJ. Minimal deviation melanoma. In: Mihm MC, Murphy GF, Kaufman N, eds. Pathobiology and Recognition of…

“Tape dermatoscopy”: constructing a low-cost dermatoscope using a mobile phone, immersion fluid and transparent adhesive tape

“Tape dermatoscopy”: constructing a low-cost dermatoscope using a mobile phone, immersion fluid and transparent adhesive tape

…Report of the cases Case 1 A 48-year-old female sent an e-mail image of an enlarging, slightly elevated lesion on her right breast. “Tape dermatoscopy” was subsequently performed by a family member instructed in the technique. After applying olive…