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Pigmented poroma with unusual location and dermatoscopic features

Pigmented poroma with unusual location and dermatoscopic features

…te clinically a large variety of benign and malignant neoplasms [5]. The differential diagnosis includes pyogenic granuloma, hemangioma, seborrheic keratosis, wart, fibroepithelial polyp, melanocytic nevus, cyst, BCC, squamous cell carcinoma and…

Glomangiosarcoma in the shoulder of a 51-year-old man

Glomangiosarcoma in the shoulder of a 51-year-old man

…ply for consistency of terminology. For example, we do not call leiomyosarcoma malignant leiomyoma or angiosarcoma malignant hemangioma. Glomangiosarcoma is very rare. The first case was reported by Lumley and Stansfeld in 1972, who used the term of…

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…

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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…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…

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…