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Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Scleroderma?

…y induced, e.g., l-tryptophan-related eosinophilia-myalgia syndrome, toxic oil syndrome, exposure to polyvinyl chloride, and breast implants of silicone Diseases that are identical to one another clinically and histopathologically are not…

An itching plaque

An itching plaque

…ysical examination revealed a tender, brownish papule or plaque contacting the elastic band of the underwear under the right breast (Figure 1). The remaining physical exam showed no other relevant lesions. Figure 1. A brownish papule or plaque…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Wide and Deep Excision for Melanoma?

…is relevant to cure. The principle just stated obtains for every 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…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Sclerotic Fibroma?

…fibromas, in certain basal-cell carcinomas, and in association 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…

A quiz from Manaus, Brazil

A quiz from Manaus, Brazil

…ez-Vela MC, De Grado M, et al. Sclerotic fibroma (storiform collagenoma)-like stroma in a fibroadenoma of axillary accessory breast tissue. J Cutan Pathol. 2012;39:798–802. 12. Weyers W, Menzel T, Kasper RC, et al. Fibrous, fibrohistiocytic and…

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,…

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,…

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,…

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,…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…s an acquired condition, apparently as a consequence of an underlying disease like Hodgkin’s disease, carcinoma of the breast, and lepromatous leprosy. Individual scales of acquired ichthyosis have attributes clinical and histopathologic…