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Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Verruciform Xanthoma?

…have been growing slowly in the skin above the sacrum, a site where blisters had arisen repeatedly. Sections of tissue from biopsy specimens taken from the plaque exhibited findings typical of verruciform xanthoma. The authors believed that…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Urticarial Vasculitis?

…#8220;The term urticarial vasculitis has been applied to a group of patients having chronic recurrent episodes of urticaria, biopsy evidence of necrotizing vasculitis, and multisystem disease. However, vasculitis-like changes have also been found in…

Glomangiosarcoma in the shoulder of a 51-year-old man

Glomangiosarcoma in the shoulder of a 51-year-old man

…er. There was no lymphadenopathy. A shave biopsy of the left shoulder lesion was performed. Histopathological findings Shave biopsy showed a cellular neoplasm with a multinodular growth pattern in the dermis (Figure 1A). The neoplasm was very…

Acantholytic dyskeratotic acanthoma: case report and review of the literature

Acantholytic dyskeratotic acanthoma: case report and review of the literature

…findings established the diagnosis of an acantholytic dyskeratotic acanthoma. The entire lesion had been removed during the biopsy. The biopsy site healed by second intention and her symptoms resolved spontaneously. Figure 2. (A) At low…

The long history of a melanoma associated with a congenital large plaque type blue nevus with subcutaneous cellular nodules

The long history of a melanoma associated with a congenital large plaque type blue nevus with subcutaneous cellular nodules

…tases had developed and only a slow increase of the nodules was observed in the following years. We decided to repeat a skin biopsy of a subcutaneous nodule, and the histopathology was consistent with a benign cellular blue nevus, while the revision…

Subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus onset preceded by Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease

Subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus onset preceded by Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease

…ant karyorrhectic debris (Figure 1); the search for DNA of Mycobacterium tuberculosis was negative. A mediastinal lymph node biopsy and a liver biopsy showed normal histological findings. At this time a definitive diagnosis was not available. After…

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