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Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Nuclear Atypia, Cytoplasmic Atypia, and Architectural Atypia?

…That fact is manifested not only in benign neoplasms, such as Spitz’s nevi, but even in inflammatory diseases, such as dermatofibroma with “monster cells.” We reject completely the notions spawned recently of “cytoplasmic…

Mobile teledermoscopy-there’s an app for that!

Mobile teledermoscopy-there’s an app for that!

…s, basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma in situ, actinic keratosis, seborrhoeic keratosis, dermatofibroma, angioma or other. Potential differential diagnoses were not taken into consideration. Furthermore, they…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Fibromatoses?

…e beginning of this particular quandary. Under the rubric of fibromatoses, he included inflammatory diseases (fibroma durum [dermatofibroma]; cicatricial fibromatosis [hypertrophic scar]; keloid [palmar-plantar and penile fibromatosis, and…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Foreign body reaction

…ost commonly cinnabar, a compound of mercury, induce sarcoidal granulomas. Differential diagnosis clinical Scar, keloid, and dermatofibroma may be triggered by a “foreign body.” For example, all three types of fibrosing inflammation may…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…adults. The prominent fibroplasia may cause a Spitz’s nevus to be misinterpreted, clinically and histologically, as a dermatofibroma. The presence of large, often polygonal or plasmacytoid melanocytes dispersed as solitary units and in small…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Mycosis fungoides

…des: a fourteen-year follow-up of a case. Am J Dermatopathol 1983;5:145-151. Gatt P, Ackerman AB. Abortive morphea, abortive dermatofibroma, and abortive cutaneous T-cell lymphoma? Dermatopathol: Pract & Conc 1997;3(1):80-85. Hallopeau H,…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Keloid

…ids. For example, thick bundles of collagen in haphazard array, i.e., keloidal collagen, are found in the upper part of some dermatofibromas, in certain basal-cell carcinomas, and in association with metastases of carcinomas to skin, especially…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…and areola), genitalia, perianal region, umbilicus, and intertriginous regions, and of sarcomas (e.g., nodular fasciitis and dermatofibromas with “monster” cells). Reputed look-alikes look less alike when a histopathologist undertakes…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Pseudomalignancies?

…-cell carcinoma. A simulator of superficial basal-cell carcinoma is follicular germs induced by fibrohistiocytic elements of dermatofibroma, and a mimic of squamous-cell carcinoma is the hyperplasia of adnexal epithelium associated often with…