Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Mobile teledermoscopy-there’s an app for that!

…carcinoma in situ, actinic keratosis, seborrhoeic keratosis, dermatofibroma, angioma or other. Potential differential diagnoses were not taken into consideration. Furthermore, they provided a management decision (excision, biopsy, follow-up with dig…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…when germinative cells proliferate from epidermis above some dermatofibromas. In both manifestations of pseudocarcinomatous hyperplasia, i.e., the squamous-cell and the basal-cell, the proliferation is secondary to what usually is an identifiable un…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…e 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 in conjunction with fibrillary bundles of collagen, a…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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Dermatofibroma with “monster” cells Malignant fibrous histiocytoma…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Melanoma and satellite blue papule

…is, hemangioma, pigmented basal cell carcinoma, hemosiderotic dermatofibroma, Kaposi sarcoma and angiosarcoma. Finally, exogenous dermal blue pigmentation, such as ink tattoo, radiation tattoo, and traumatic penetration of foreign pigmented materials…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Necrobiotic xanthogranuloma

…dica, despite the similarities in nomenclature (any more than dermatofibroma is connected in any way to dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans or sclerema neonatorum to scleredema adultorum), the two diseases have in common, besides names that sound somewha…