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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Verrucae

…ifferent sites such as volar skin, i.e., verrucae palmares et plantares, and near or on mucous membranes, i.e., condylomata acuminata) and flat (verrucae planae), and by the type of inciting papillomavirus, HPV 6 and 11 for condylomata acuminata, for…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Palmar and Plantar Keratoderma: Overview

Overview Palmoplantar keratodermas (PPK) can occur as a primary, inherited disorder of the volar surfaces, or as part of a generalized disorder, such as psoriasis, cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, or ichthyosis. Discussion of treatment here is limited to…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Blue Nevus?

…ns, 1992:1538. “On the skin, three types of benign blue nevi are recognized: the common blue nevus, the cellular blue nevus, and the combined nevus. In addition, there are malignant blue nevi. … Histologically, the common feature of blue nevi i…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Precursor Lesions of Melanoma?

…nevus Giant (bathing-trunk) nevus Small and intermediate-size nevi De Novo Melanocytic Proliferations Lentigo maligna Melanoma in situ Palmar, plantar, and mucosal lentiginous proliferations. Barnhill RL, Mihm MC. Histopathology of malignant melanoma…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Normal, Typical, Ordinary, Banal, and Common Nevus?

…asms to encounter references to such terms riveting as normal nevi and funny-looking moles. Those terms, and analogues of them, have no legitimacy whatsoever. What is funny-looking to one observer surely is not to another; no criteria for “funn…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Dysplasia?

…sbord of definitions for dysplasia by a single group, it was inevitable that pathologist who employed that term would be unable to communicate with one another and with clinicians, who, in turn, could not communicate with patients. That phenomenon, h…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Strategies for early recognition of cutaneous melanoma-present and future

…he acral-lentiginous melanoma (ALM, Figure 4) is localized in palmoplantar skin but may also involve the nail unit. ALM represents the most common growth variant in dark-skinned (e.g., Asian) populations. Due to the architecture of palmoplantar skin…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Junctional Activity and Active Junctional Nevus?

…nevus cells (intradermal nevus).” Weedon D. Lentigines, nevi, and melanomas. In: Skin Pathology. 2nd ed. New York, NY: Churchill-Livingstone, 2002:806. “Intradermal nevi show essentially no junctional activity.” Elder DE, Elenitsas…