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Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Mammary and Extramammary Paget’s Disease?

…from which they may metastasize. Cytopathologically, there are striking differences between the two very different malignant neoplasms, to wit, mammary Paget’s disease and extramammary Paget’s disease. Signet-ring cells replete with…

Billings SD, Cotton J. Inflammatory Dermatopathology. A Pathologist’s Survival Guide. New York: Springer Science + Business Media LLC, 2011

Billings SD, Cotton J. Inflammatory Dermatopathology. A Pathologist’s Survival Guide. New York: Springer Science + Business Media LLC, 2011

…sis, and arthropod bite reaction, and the authors do not comment on this somewhat bizarre organization of diseases. If those neoplasms deserved a paragraph of their own, why not include mycosis fungoides, which is a much more common diagnosis and…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Metastasizing Dermatofibroma?

…broma: a report of two cases. Am J Surg Pathol 1996;20:1361–67. “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.”…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Histiocytoses?

…lignant histiocytosis” is as flawed as “histiocytic 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…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Precursor Lesions of Melanoma?

…nevi), and acral and mucosal lentiginous melanocytic proliferations 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…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Satellite, in Transit, Regional, and Distant Metastases?

…nal metastases include regional lymph node and in transit metastases.” 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….