Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Dermatofibroma?

…acmillan Co., 1896:836. “Although regarded as a benign tumor or reactive inflammatory process that may uncommonly recur locally, several cases of metastasizing cellular dermatofibroma have been recorded.” Weedon D. Tumors and tumor-like…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Eccrine Neoplasms?

…oma (eccrine dermal cylindroma)” Hashimoto K, Lever WF. Tumors of skin appendages. In: Fitzpatrick TB, Eisen AZ, Wolff K, et al., eds. Dermatology in General Medicine. 4th ed. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill International Book Co., 1993:874. Tumors…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Fibromatoses?

“Benign tumors and tumor-like proliferations Fibromatoses Fibroma molle Nonmetastasizing fibrosarcomas Desmoid tumor Keloid Cicatricial fibromatosis Palmar fibromatosis (fibroma or pseudotumor of Dupuytren’s contracture) Plantar fibroma…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Inverted Follicular Keratosis, Tricholemmoma, and Desmoplastic Tricholemmoma?

…ir follicle. Arch Dermatol 1962;86:430-441. “Occasional tumors show features intermediate between trichilemmoma and follicular infundibulum tumor or irritated seborrheic wart.” McGibbon DH, McKee PH. Tumors of the epidermal appendages….

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Origin of Adnexal Neoplasms?

…Oxford, England: Oxford University Press, 1992:578. Sebaceous tumors are relatively uncommon tumors of the skin. They are derived from the sebaceous gland, which begins its development as a bulge or collar at the junction of the infundibulum and ist…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

When all you have is a dermatoscope—start looking at the nails

…nt neoplasms that may also affect the nail unit include glomus tumor, Bowen’s disease, squamous cell carcinoma, and rare collision tumors. This review aims to assist clinicians in correctly evaluating and diagnosing nail disorders with the help of de…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Myxoma?

…al actually predominate over the component myxoid, e.g., mixed tumor with apocrine differentiation. In some, the reverse is true, i.e., mucin is preponderant, e.g., mixed tumor with eccrine differentiation. In a distinctive malignant neoplasm with ap…