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Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology


…oblastoma tends to be symmetrical and relatively sharply-circumscribed, whereas that of basal-cell carcinoma, like malignant neoplasms in general, tends to be asymmetrical and poorly circumscribed. When the neoplasms are biopsied by punch technique,…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Malignant Spitz Nevus?

…. 2nd ed. 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…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…angueza M, Radonich MA, Ackerman AB. Uncloaking the mantle. Dermatopathol Pract Concept 1996;2:3-16. Steffen C, Ackerman AB. Neoplasms with Sebaceous Differentiation. Philadelphia: Lea & Febiger, 1994. Wheatley VR. The sebaceous glands. In:…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology


…reased numbers of epidermal melanocytes without nesting.” Langley RGB, Barnhill RL, Mihm MC, Fitzpatrick TB, Sober AJ. Neoplasms: Cutaneous melanoma. In: Freedberg IM, Eisen AZ, Wolff K, Austen KF, Goldsmith LA, Katz SI, eds….