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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&…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Angiolymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia vs. Angiosarcoma

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, mostly…

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, mostly…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Syringocystadenoma papilliferum vs. Hidradenoma papilliferum

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, mostly…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Ichthyosis vulgaris vs. X-linked ichthyosis

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, mostly…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…rlying disease like Hodgkin’s disease, carcinoma of the breast, and lepromatous leprosy. Individual scales of acquired ichthyosis have attributes clinical and histopathologic identical to those of ichthyosis vulgaris. Ichthyosis vulgaris, as th…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…interpreted histopathologically as a primary carcinoma of the breast. Such confusion resulted in unnecessary mastectomy. Nipple adenoma, however, like many benign neoplasms, is symmetrical, well-circumscribed, and wedge-shaped. Search Derm101.com for…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…ne units derive from the future infundibulum. A neoplasm on a breast designated syringomatous adenoma of the nipple is identical to microcystic adnexal carcinoma. Management of microcystic adnexal carcinoma is total excision. Because that is not alwa…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…ansient acrodermatitis enteropathica due to decreased zinc in breast milk. J Cutan Pathol 1989;16:382-87. Bibliography for necrolytic migratory erythema Becker SW, Kahn D, Rothman S. Cutaneous manifestations of internal malignant tumors. Arch Dermato…