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Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Origin of Adnexal Neoplasms?

…thologic, the origin of adnexal neoplasms, such as trichoblastoma, sebaceoma, hidradenoma clear-cell, leiomyoma, neuroma, or hemangioma, remains recondite. In most instances, those proliferations are not continuous with epidermis (surface or…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…y telangiectatic vessels of intradermal Spitz’s nevi causes them to be confused at times with vascular lesions such as hemangioma and pyogenic granuloma (20% of specimens). In only 14% of specimens submitted to our laboratory was a…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Colors Stereotypical for Diseases Specific?

…necessarily blue. So, too, it is for the frog spawn-like appearance of lymphangiomas and for the cherry red in that type of hemangioma known inaccurately as “senile.” It is important that dermatologists be alert to the effect of color…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…esion rarely exceeding 1.0 centimeter in diameter. The early stage of dermatofibroma also has been referred to as sclerosing hemangioma, a misnomer because it is not a hemangioma and early in the course of it never is sclerosing. A papule occurs on…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Kimura’s disease

…ations, it may be inferred that the vascular changes just described, referred to imprecisely as those of “histiocytoid hemangioma,” represent a pattern histopathologic analogous to those of granular cellularity, flame figures,…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Histiocytoses?

…travasation of erythrocytes through granulomatous inflammation to fibrosis. Other terms for histiocytoma, such as sclerosing hemangioma, dermatofibroma, and subepidermal nodular fibrosis, emphasize particular attributes morphologic that appear…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Metastasizing Dermatofibroma?

…m the word dermatofibroma itself. For pathologists in general, a term that ends in -oma, such as leiomyoma, neurofibroma, or hemangioma, denotes a neoplasm. In actuality, dermatofibroma is a type of fibrosing inflammation that has no potential…