Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Cells That Mediate Inflammation (Inflammatory Cells)

…disease is an inflammatory one; nearly all primary malignant neoplasms in the skin (and in other organs) and also no small number of benign neoplasms (two examples already cited being seborrheic keratosis, especially in the form of lichen planus-lik…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Malignant Spitz Nevus?

…New York: Churchill-Livingstone, 2002. By definition, benign neoplasms are incapable of metastasis; only malignant neoplasms can disseminate by blood and lymph vessels and across serosal surfaces. Just one neoplasm of melanocytes is malignant, namel…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Suggested Readings

…pt 1995;1(1):53-54. Ackerman AB, Chongchitnant N, DeViragh P. Neoplasms with Follicular Differentiation. Philadelphia: Lea & Febiger, 1992. Ackerman AB, Misciali C, Radonich M. Bulge-activation hypothesis. Part III. A mouse is not a man. Dermatop…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Lentigo?

…gines, solar lentigo, and lentigo maligna.” Rhodes AR. Neoplasms: benign neoplasias, hyperplasias, and dysplasias of melanocytes. In: Fitzpatrick TB, Eisen AZ, Wolff K, et al., eds. Dermatology in General Medicine. 4th ed. New York, NY: McGraw…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Sebaceous Epithelioma?

…-Livingstone, 2002. Conventional classification of sebaceous neoplasms as it appears in virtually every textbook of dermatology, general pathology, and dermatopathology consists of sebaceous gland hyperplasia, sebaceous adenoma, sebaceous epitheliom…