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The dermatoscopic universe of basal cell carcinoma

The dermatoscopic universe of basal cell carcinoma

…linically inconspicuous (Figure 5). Dermatoscopy has also been assessed as a valuable method to differentiate BCC from other skin tumors and inflammatory skin diseases [1,9,13]. The reported diagnostic accuracy of dermatoscopy for BCC diagnosis has…

The ball SITE sign: ball sports-induced targetoid erythema in a racquetball player

The ball SITE sign: ball sports-induced targetoid erythema in a racquetball player

…nd closer (B) views of the upper central back targetoid erythema associated resulting from contact of a racquetball with the skin appearing as normal skin at the impact site surrounded by an annular zone of macular erythema. [Copyright: ©2015…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Introduction

…; denote; it is one of the “soft tissues.” But because of its exceedingly close relationship anatomically to the skin and its tendency to respond together with the skin in many processes pathologic, the subcutaneous fat is given due…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Impetigo contagiosa

…by succeeding generations of dermatologists, to be specific for pemphigus vulgaris. It is not, being elicited readily in the skin of patients with staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome and in those with severe widespread erythema multiforme….

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Sclerotic Fibroma?

…at this tumor represents a hamartoma of fibrous tissue.” Nogita T, Akiyuoshi E, Kawashima M. Sclerotic fibromas of the skin. J Dermatol 1991;18:472–74. “We here emphasize multiple sclerotic fibromas of the skin as another specific…

Billings SD, Cotton J. Inflammatory Dermatopathology. A Pathologist’s Survival Guide. New York: Springer Science + Business Media LLC, 2011

Billings SD, Cotton J. Inflammatory Dermatopathology. A Pathologist’s Survival Guide. New York: Springer Science + Business Media LLC, 2011

…ors. Moreover, you will need to make up your own mind about a completely logical and systematic approach to the diagnosis of skin specimens, as well as about categorization and classification of inflammatory skin diseases. *As an aside I would like…

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

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…

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:…

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