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Sperling LC, Cowper SE, Knopp EA. An Atlas of Hair Pathology with Clinical Correlations. Second edition. New York & London: Informa Healthcare, 2012

Sperling LC, Cowper SE, Knopp EA. An Atlas of Hair Pathology with Clinical Correlations. Second edition. New York & London: Informa Healthcare, 2012

…r the next edition, should there ever be one, include a series of photos or drawings showing the phases of the hair cycle in sequence in the normal hair anatomy chapter. This seems to be a confusing concept that could be easily illustrated. I would…

The order of things and the classification of melanoma

The order of things and the classification of melanoma

…are discovered every other week and a new, molecular-based classification is emerging. In the near future we will be able to sequence entire genomes of tumor cells. It is very likely that we will discover that every melanoma is unique on a molecular…

On the nature of thought processes and their relationship to the accumulation of knowledge, Part XIII: The nature of evidence

On the nature of thought processes and their relationship to the accumulation of knowledge, Part XIII: The nature of evidence

…edicine consider fact and warrant as a bundle–the fact serves as its own warrant. He gives the example that a certain pitcher may be considered the best based on a low Earned Run Average (ERA)—the fact. But, maintains Tonelli, the arguer of…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…the other. The infiltrate of inflammatory cells in sections of an insect “bite” is wedge-shaped possibly as a consequence of an arthropod having attacked the skin head-on.. A discrete focus of spongiosis or a spongiotic vesicle marks the…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Urticarial reaction to an arthropod assault vs. Urtica

A papular and pustular inflammatory process that is centered in follicles and is distributed mostly in the middle third of the face in both vertical and horizontal directions. Among the varied manifestations of rosacea are innumerable…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…in skin that are indistinguishable from those of arthropods, e.g., larvae of creeping eruption, cercariae of swimmer’s itch, nematocysts of the Portuguese man-of-war, hairs of the puss caterpillar, and spines of sea anemones and coral. When…