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A rare case of syphilis associated with renal and hepatic involvement

A rare case of syphilis associated with renal and hepatic involvement

…TPHA ++ was still positive but VDRL and RPR remained negative. Discussion This rare case is interesting from the nephrologic point of view due to the rare systemic involvement of the kidneys during the syphilis infection, leading to the presentation…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…t of the appellation “telogen effluvium.” In time, 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,…

Regarding a dermatoscopic pattern for infiltrating basal cell carcinoma

Regarding a dermatoscopic pattern for infiltrating basal cell carcinoma

…e microscopy for the diagnosis of doubtful melanocytic skin lesions. Comparison of the ABCD rule of dermatoscopy and a new 7-point checklist based on pattern analysis. Arch Dermatol 1998;134:1563–70. CrossRef 5. Menzies SW, Ingvar C, Crotty K,…

Infectious cancers

Infectious cancers

…arly out of the question to obtain. One such group (Marshall and Warren) drank a bacterial impregnated liquid to prove their point that H. pylori bacteria resulted in gastric ulcers (and later gastric carcinoma). There were successful investigators…

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…