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The mythical concept and untoward consequences of a diagnosis of dysplastic nevus: an overdue tribute to A. Bernard Ackerman, MD

The mythical concept and untoward consequences of a diagnosis of dysplastic nevus: an overdue tribute to A. Bernard Ackerman, MD

…ytic neoplasia, there are a variety of melanocytic nevi [15] and a variety of melanomas, e.g., melanoma in situ, superficial melanoma, and melanoma, but there is no dysplastic nevus. Likely causes for the formation of false mythical conclusions…

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…

Triage amalgamated dermoscopic algorithm (TADA) for skin cancer screening

Triage amalgamated dermoscopic algorithm (TADA) for skin cancer screening

…white structures, negative network, ulcer/erosion, vessels) previously validated to be associated with different subtypes of melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancers and are independent predictors of malignancy [15-21]. The presence of any one feature…

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…

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…

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…

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