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Murphy MJ (ed). Molecular Diagnostics in Dermatology and Dermatopathology. New York: Springer Science + Business Media (Humana Press), 2011

Murphy MJ (ed). Molecular Diagnostics in Dermatology and Dermatopathology. New York: Springer Science + Business Media (Humana Press), 2011

…ged excisions of melanoma, provided that the costs of mapping are feasible. In my practice of evaluating staged excisions of melanomas and melanomas in situ for Mohs surgeons, I have found that standard techniques are very useful, those using…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Invasion by Neoplastic Cells?

…tumorigenic (‘radial growth phase’).” “The major histologic feature that distinguishes a tumorigenic melanoma is the capacity for proliferation of melanoma cells in the extracellular matrix of the dermis to form an expansile…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Dysplasia?

…a single dysplastic nevus has the dysplastic nevus syndrome and that such a person, with a family history of such nevi or of melanoma, may have a dramatically increased risk (500 times) of melanoma. Not surprisingly, no repeatable definition has…

Evaluation of electrical impedance spectroscopy as an adjunct to dermoscopy in short-term monitoring of atypical melanocytic lesions

Evaluation of electrical impedance spectroscopy as an adjunct to dermoscopy in short-term monitoring of atypical melanocytic lesions

…ive predictive value (NPV) were both 100%. Conclusions Melanoma affects more than 3700 people in Sweden each year. After non-melanoma skin cancer, malignant melanoma is the cancer type whose incidence is increasing most in Sweden [8]. Melanoma

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…n dense infiltrates, on neoplastic cells, keratocytes in the case of lichen planus-like keratosis and melanocytes in that of melanoma. A melanoma on sun-damaged skin of a face rarely undergoes regression, whereas a melanoma on a trunk or other…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Blue Nevus?

…sm is no more a malignant blue nevus than a so-called malignant Spitz nevus really is that. A melanocytic nevus is benign. A melanoma may develop in a preexisting melanocytic nevus, but the nevus itself is not malignant. Melanomas arise episodically…

Spitz and Reed nevi: acquired or congenital?

Spitz and Reed nevi: acquired or congenital?

…of 349 cases. Am J Dermatopathol. 2009;31(2): 107-16. 50. Poynter JN, Elder JT, Fullen DR, et al. BRAF and NRAS mutations in melanoma and melanocytic nevi. Melanoma Res. 2006;16(4):267-73. 51. Gill M, Celebi JT. B-RAF and melanocytic neoplasia. J Am…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Precanceroses?

…ally, some examples of so-called lentigo maligna, once having extended into the reticular dermis, eventuate in metastases of melanoma. In brief, lentigo maligna is not a “precancerosis,” but a melanoma that is confined to the epidermis…

In vivo reflectance confocal microscopy features of a melanoacanthoma

In vivo reflectance confocal microscopy features of a melanoacanthoma

…clinically and dermoscopically observed blue-black pigmentation prompted us to consider the diagnosis of a pigmented nodular melanoma [13,14]. Nodular melanomas may lack the classic ABCD criteria for melanoma diagnosis [13,14]; therefore, the “EFG”…

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