Search Results for: palmo-plantar nevi

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Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Malignant Spitz Nevus?

…to metastasize—and often does. Benign proliferations of melanocytes are termed melanocytic nevi (congenital melanocytic nevi are hamartomas, whereas acquired melanocytic nevi, such as those of Clark, Spitz, and Reed, are benign neoplasms), and…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Halo Phenomenon?

…t abnormal melanocytes of the primary melanoma. In summary, a halo of depigmentation appears episodically around melanocytic nevi of different types, especially Clark’s nevus and small superficial congenital nevi, but that occurrence is…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Nuclear Atypia, Cytoplasmic Atypia, and Architectural Atypia?

…In our view, both cytologic atypia and architectural atypia are necessary to enhance specificity of diagnosis [of dysplastic nevi].” “The [‘giant basal and epithelioid melanocytes’ of dysplastic nevi] share…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

ABCDEs?

…red melanocytic nevi that can be classified and named eponymically for Unna, Miescher, Spitz, Clark, and Reed. Clark’s nevi, by far the most common melanocytic nevi in man, usually are tiny, about 3 mm in greatest diameter, and are…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Changing Mole?

…vus, the vast majority of those being superficial and “deep” congenital nevi, followed by superficial congenital nevi, and then by Clark’s nevi. Uncommonly, melanomas arise in conjunction with Unna’s and Miescher’s…

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

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

…intense pulsed light. [Copyright: ©2015 Boleira et al.] Conclusion Hair removal with lasers in areas containing melanocytic nevi may result in incidental treatment of nevi and subsequent changes in clinical and dermoscopic features, which, in turn,…

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