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Use of and intentions to use dermoscopy among physicians in the United States

Use of and intentions to use dermoscopy among physicians in the United States

…rocedures which may impact their productivity and bottom line. Given that dermoscopy significantly improves the diagnosis of melanoma and the cost of treating melanoma is reduced when detected early, routine dermoscopic screening for individuals at…

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…

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

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…

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…

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