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Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Satellite, in Transit, Regional, and Distant Metastases?

…tases.” Barnhill RL, Mihm MC Jr, Fitzpatrick TB, et al. Neoplasms: malignant melanoma. In: Fitzpatrick TB, Eisen AZ, Wolff K, et al., eds. Dermatology in General Medicine. 4th ed. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill International Book Co., 1993:1098, 110…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Metastasizing Dermatofibroma?

…1;67. “Low-grade (and in some cases benign) mesenchymal neoplasms of the skin may metastasize to the lung, sometimes many years after the excision of the primary lesion.” Colby TV. Metastasizing dermatofibroma [letters to the editor]. Am…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Histiocytoses?

…lymphoma.” All lymphomas, by definition, are malignant neoplasms of lymphocytes; none are malignant neoplasms of histiocytes. As must be apparent, it makes no sense to gather together under the rubric “histiocytoses” a constellatio…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

-oid?

…d sarcoma” verges on oxymoron. Carcinomas are malignant neoplasms of epithelial cells; sarcomas are malignant neoplasms of nonepithelial cells. The sarcoma that Enzinger designated epithelioid was thought by him to resemble certain inflammatory…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Precursor Lesions of Melanoma?

…ions have in common? Apart from the fact that all of them are neoplasms composed of melanocytes, they have nothing in common! Lentigo maligna is a synonym for a flat lesion of melanoma (melanoma in situ) situated on skin that has been damaged badly b…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

When all you have is a dermatoscope—start looking at the nails

…, especially antibiotics and cytostatics. Benign or malignant neoplasms that may also affect the nail unit include glomus tumor, Bowen’s disease, squamous cell carcinoma, and rare collision tumors. This review aims to assist clinicians in correctly e…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…dermis, and vertical orientation sometimes. Furthermore, both neoplasms may involve both the dermis and sometimes the subcutaneous fat, too, form tubules, contain mucin in the stroma, possess more than one type of epithelial cell, i.e., both pale cel…