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Complete regression of a melanocytic nevus after epilation with diode laser therapy

Complete regression of a melanocytic nevus after epilation with diode laser therapy

…d aesthetic medicine. The use of laser therapy and IPL in the treatment of pigmented melanocytic lesions is a controversial issue. We report clinical, dermoscopic and histological changes of a completely regressed pigmented melanocytic nevus after…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Morphea, late stage vs. Collagenous nevus

A malignant neoplasm of melanocytes that, in the skin, begins as a macule and may become a patch or a papule. A flat lesion of melanoma tends to be asymmetrical, poorly circumscribed with a scalloped, jagged, or notched border, and variegate,…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Sebaceous hyperplasia vs. Nevus sebaceus of Jadassohn

A malignant neoplasm of melanocytes that, in the skin, begins as a macule and may become a patch or a papule. A flat lesion of melanoma tends to be asymmetrical, poorly circumscribed with a scalloped, jagged, or notched border, and variegate,…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Nevus verrucosus vs. Acanthosis nigricans

A malignant neoplasm of melanocytes that, in the skin, begins as a macule and may become a patch or a papule. A flat lesion of melanoma tends to be asymmetrical, poorly circumscribed with a scalloped, jagged, or notched border, and variegate,…

Assessment of the colors of melanin pigment in acral compound nevus by using a novel dermoscopic technique with surgical light illumination and saturation analysis

Assessment of the colors of melanin pigment in acral compound nevus by using a novel dermoscopic technique with surgical light illumination and saturation analysis

Introduction On dermoscopy, the amount and location of melanin pigment can be assessed on the basis of its colors, ranging from black, brown to blue-gray. However, accurately recognizing a variety of melanin colors is sometimes difficult because…

Atypical dermoscopic presentation of an acral congenital melanocytic nevus in an adult: parallel ridge pattern and its histologic correlation

Atypical dermoscopic presentation of an acral congenital melanocytic nevus in an adult: parallel ridge pattern and its histologic correlation

…with a parallel ridge dermoscopic pattern. Since the parallel ridge pattern in a melanocytic lesion of the acral skin is classically ascribed to melanoma, the present case can be definitely labeled as “atypical” and worth of being elucidated in its

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Halo Phenomenon?

…ypia.” Mooney MA, Barr RJ, Muxton MG. Halo nevus or halo phenomenon? J Cutan Pathol 1995 Aug;22(4):342–48. “Regression of congenital melanocytic nevi is usually accompanied by the halo phenomenon and is considered a rare event.”…