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Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Radiation-induced basal cell carcinoma

…are test and t-test showed no significant difference from the point of gender and age between those who had history of RT and those who had not such history. In those who had positive history for RT, 23 out of 29 (79.3%) had multiple BCCs. In 27 of t…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Dermatoscopic findings of atrophic dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans

…e-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 taken with the preliminary diagnosis of morphea and cutaneous masto…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

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

…B) The icons depict the most common dermatoscopic criteria of six frequent nail alterations in a much simplified manner. (Copyright: ©2014 Haenssle et al.; first published in Der Hautarzt, 2014, 65(4):301-11.) Non-continuous (non-melanocytic) nail al…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…catagen follicles, as they always do, enter telogen, at which point the follicles come to rest at the base of the uppermost portion of a follicle, i.e., the isthmus. At that juncture, follicles in a section from a biopsy specimen are in telogen and i…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Acne vulgaris, erythematous papule vs. Rosacea, erythematous papule

Loss of hair attributable either to the effects of inflammatory cells on follicles or to physiological or mechanical factors in which inflammatory cells play no role. Although the scalp is the site most often affected, any region of the skin that be…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…s 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 type of basal-cell carcinoma, rather than as a hyperplastic respons…