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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…

Pigmented tumor in the nostril

Pigmented tumor in the nostril

…as possible diagnoses. Figure 1. Exophytic, corneal brown lesion located in the left nostril. The patient had a skin quarter biopsy. The histopathologic findings, illustrated in Figures 2a-e show downward growth of the epithelium with intralesional…

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…

Strategies for early recognition of cutaneous melanoma-present and future

Strategies for early recognition of cutaneous melanoma-present and future

…ht: ©2012 Brehmer et al.] Figure 11 A-C. Subtle lesional changes over time (6 month interval between B and C). An excisional biopsy in this high-risk patient with previous melanoma (scar over left scapula) was triggered by an asymmetrical…

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…

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…

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