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The dermatologist’s stethoscope-traditional and new applications of dermoscopy

The dermatologist’s stethoscope-traditional and new applications of dermoscopy

…sis of pigmented and non-pigmented skin tumors (Figure 1) including melanocytic and non-melanocytic and benign and malignant skin tumors [1-5]. Entomodermoscopy for the diagnosis of skin infections and infestations (Figure 2) caused by parasites or…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Acquired Epidermolysis Bullosa?

…h BP and deposition of IgG alone as more consistent with EBA.” In the study of Smoller and Woodley in which salt-split skin technique was employed, direct immunofluorescence performed on sections of specimens taken from untreated skin

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Primary and Secondary Lesions?

…can result in vesicles and bullae; and nodules and tumors can be brought into being by injection of materials foreign to the skin. Furthermore, so-called secondary skin lesions often are mere products of changes evolutionary in primary lesions:…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Dermatofibroma?

…s have only one or two lesions; infrequently, there are many tumors.” Turkington C, Dover JS, eds. The Encyclopedia of Skin and Skin Disorders, 2nd ed. New York: Facts On File, Inc, 2002:103. “Trauma, such as insect bites, has been…

Adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma: a case report of primary cutaneous tumoral type

Adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma: a case report of primary cutaneous tumoral type

…ous, chronic and smoldering), a fifth one denominated primary cutaneous and characterized by presence of lesions only in the skin had been proposed and is herein exemplified. Introduction Lymphomas may involve the skin primarily, when there is no…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Lentigo?

…ng seborrheic keratosis. Labial lentigo, like PUVA lentigo, melanosis of the genitalia, and certain pigmented spots on solar skin are simply different names for melanotic macule. Lentigo maligna is a euphemism for melanoma in situ on skin injured by…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Discoid Lupus Erythematosus versus Systemic Lupus Erythematosus? II

…nly exhibiting similar morphology 1. Neonatal LE 2. Complement deficiency syndrome III. Acute cutaneous LE (systemic LE with skin lesions) localized or generalized erythema or bullae.” Odom RB, James WD, Berger TG. Andrews’ Diseases of…

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