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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

Leprosy

…f lepromatous leprosy is known as “histoid” because the findings histopathologic resemble those of histiocytoma (dermatofibroma). In actuality, histoid leprosy is merely a lesion of lepromatous leprosy in the process of resolving slowly…

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

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…

Lichenoid keratosis: non-invasive imaging in the setting of diagnostic uncertainty

Lichenoid keratosis: non-invasive imaging in the setting of diagnostic uncertainty

…attered red dots were found in the periphery, these correspond to pin point or coiled blood vessels. (Figure 2). Clues for a dermatofibroma include the central hypopigmentation and structureless pattern. There is a single clue for Bowen’s…

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…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Images

…changes pictured are a response to external trauma akin to those in an early stage of a variety of scarring processes, e.g., dermatofibroma. 10.70.2A: Panniculitis, lobular + 10.70.2B: Interwoven fascicles of plump oval and spindle-shaped fibrocytes…

Prediction without Pigment: a decision algorithm for non-pigmented skin malignancy

Prediction without Pigment: a decision algorithm for non-pigmented skin malignancy

…dahl et al.] Abbreviations used: BCC – basal cell carcinoma; SCC – squamous cell carcinoma; KA – keratoacanthoma; DF – dermatofibroma; LPLK – lichen-planus-like-keratosis (benign lichenoid keratosis); PG – pyogenic granuloma; IEC –…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Images

Dermatofibroma with “monster” cells Malignant fibrous histiocytoma…