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Review of The Pigmentary System: Physiology and Pathophysiology (2nd ed) by James J. Nordlund, Raymond E. Boissy, Vincent J. Hearing, et al.

Review of The Pigmentary System: Physiology and Pathophysiology (2nd ed) by James J. Nordlund, Raymond E. Boissy, Vincent J. Hearing, et al.

…melanocytes were “migration arrested” was essentially speculative was confirmed. However, as is often the case in life, the point of arrival was less interesting than the road followed. I had made a wonderful journey through the pages of this book…

Review of Practical Dermatopathology by Ronald P. Rapini

Review of Practical Dermatopathology by Ronald P. Rapini

…ni is attempting to achieve. In that chapter, Dr. Rapini lays the groundwork for the remainder of the book. It serves as the point of orientation for the reader who is looking to solve a diagnostic dilemma, as it provides differential diagnostic…

Hypopigmented atypical Spitzoid neoplasms (atypical Spitz nevi, atypical Spitz tumors, Spitzoid melanoma): a clinicopathological update

Hypopigmented atypical Spitzoid neoplasms (atypical Spitz nevi, atypical Spitz tumors, Spitzoid melanoma): a clinicopathological update

…ciated with a brownish hue or remnant(s) of brown pigmentation. Dotted vascular pattern: short capillary loops visible as pinpoint dots, best appreciated with non-contact dermoscopy. “Starburst” vascular pattern: long centrifugal capillary loops…

Dermatoscopic findings of atrophic dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans

Dermatoscopic findings of atrophic dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans

…auma. Dermatoscopic evaluation of the lesion using 3Gen DermLite-II Pro HR and documented with DermLite-Foto 3Gen (LLC, Dana Point, CA, USA) showed a homogenous pigment network on a purplish erythematous background (Figure 1B). A skin biopsy was…

Confusion—specimen mix-up in dermatopathology and measures to prevent and detect it

Confusion—specimen mix-up in dermatopathology and measures to prevent and detect it

…tion and correction of errors of preceding work steps. Downstream control starts with bagging specimens for postage. At this point, the absence of a sample bottle or any incomplete or incorrect labeling should be noted. In case of inconsistencies…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…ice (often sliver) method does not permit architectural patterns of skin diseases to be studied as they should be. A case in point is the surface of a dermatofibroma where a shave biopsy may result in overdiagnosis of the lesion as a superficial…