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Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Mycosis Fungoides—Increasing in Incidence?

…n the buttocks, thighs, flexural surfaces, and, in women, the breasts. Histopathologically, patches and subtle plaques are typified in the upper part of the dermis by patchy lichenoid infiltrates of lymphocytes associated with wiry bundles of collage…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…h geometric outlines represent particles of polyurethane in a breast implant, those particles having been responsible largely for eliciting this granulomatous foreign body reaction. Note also the silicone in the form of tiny vacuoles in macrophages….

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Epidemic of Melanoma?

…ut epidemics of cancers in the past few decades, among those, breast, prostate, and testes. What happened to those epidemics? The same that will be the case for melanoma, to wit, they all faded away. Last, an epidemic of melanoma can be created by sk…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Wide and Deep Excision for Melanoma?

…y malignant neoplasm in every organ. Witness carcinoma of the breast. It is apparent now that there is no need for radical mastectomy; lumpectomy is just as effective. It took nearly 100 years for surgeons to appreciate that and almost as long for th…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Scleroderma?

…rome, toxic oil syndrome, exposure to polyvinyl chloride, and breast implants of silicone Diseases that are identical to one another clinically and histopathologically are not necessarily identical in terms of cause, mechanism, or biologic behavior….

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Sclerotic Fibroma?

…with metastases of some carcinomas, especially those from the breast to skin. Sclerotic fibroma is not a specific disease, but a distinctive pattern of connective tissue that is initiated by more than one cause, ranging from papillomavirus in Cowden&…