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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…

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…

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…

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…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Common baldness vs. Telogen effluvium

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…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…rosacea, but not in those of acne vulgaris. The word “acne” derives from Latin “acme” which means a point. Acne vulgaris and “acne” rosacea not only have elevated (gently “pointed”) lesions in common,…