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Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Sclerotic Fibroma?

…hose nodules. Pujol et al., in 1996, recorded “solitary tumors” in two patients and termed them sclerotic fibromas of the skin. The lesions were composed of “hyalinized eosinophilic collagen bundles arranged in the characteristic in…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Metastasizing Dermatofibroma?

…. Dermatofibroma thus joins the ranks of “benign” tumors with rare metastasis which include such examples as uterine leiomyomas and salivary mixed tumor.” Colome-Grimmer MI, Evans HL. Metastasizing cellular dermatofibroma: a report…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Tricho-, pilo-, folliculo- ?

…o-, and folliculo-, are named incorrectly. For example, pilar tumor is not a neoplasm of hair, but a follicular cyst with a lining like that of a normal isthmus and of a normal follicle well embarked on catagen. Proliferating pilar tumor also is a mi…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Satellite, in Transit, Regional, and Distant Metastases?

…emote parts of the body. When developing in the region of the tumor they are called local metastases, when in the neighboring lymph glands they are called regional metastases, and when in distant parts they are called remote metastases.“ Hertzl…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Blue Nevus?

…l Anat 1906;186:212-229. “Histologic examination of the tumor [blue neuro-nevus] reveals, from the first glance, three associated structures: (1) . . . an infiltration of the dermis by melanocytes of the type called mesenchymal and which are id…

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