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An atypical pigmented lesion

An atypical pigmented lesion

…th dermal dislocation, composed of a well-defined nodule in the middle surrounded by small nests in which multiple keratinic cysts can be identified (red arrows). Some of them are locus of dystrophic calcification (green arrows). The neoplasia is…

Review of Atlas of Vulvar Pathology. 3rd ed. by EJ Wilkinson, IK Stone

Review of Atlas of Vulvar Pathology. 3rd ed. by EJ Wilkinson, IK Stone

…tructure of the whole book is based. It includes the following categories, a chapter being devoted to each successively: (1) Cysts; (2) Maculae; (3) Papillae; (4) Papules; (5) Plaques; (6) Tumors, benign; (7) Ulcers; (8) Verrucae; (9)…

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

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

…with brown to slate-gray periungual pigmentation (corresponding to invasive melanocytes of the melanoma) and several keratin cysts of the adjacent skin (corresponding to areas of keratinization of the squamous cell carcinoma) (Figure 14A, B). Figure…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…mors that have no distinguishing features. Not uncommonly, clinicians misinterpret both apocrine and eccrine mixed tumors as cysts and incise the lesions rather than attempt to excise them, a maneuver that often results in an artifactual cleft being…

Acantholytic dyskeratotic acanthoma: case report and review of the literature

Acantholytic dyskeratotic acanthoma: case report and review of the literature

…cantholytic tumor of the nail: acantholytic dyskeratotic acanthoma. J Cutan Pathol. 2009;36:1308-1311. Kirkham N. Tumors and cysts of the epidermis (Chapter 29). In: Elder DE, Elenitsas R, Johnson BL, Murphy GF. Lever’s Histopathology of the Skin,…

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

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

…ht-hand side of the algorithmic flowchart to help reach a specific diagnosis. White clods and dots (also known as milia-like cysts) occur commonly in seborrheic keratosis but also in SCC and melanoma. Polarizing-specific white clods (referred to as…