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Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Lentigo Maligna?

…eration (premalignant dysplasia).” Elder DE, Murphy GF. Malignant tumors (melanomas and related lesions). In: Atlas of Tumor Pathology: Melanocytic Tumors of the Skin. Washington, D.C.: Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, 1991; Third Series,…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Dysplasia?

…f the pathway of differentiation (R.J. Reed, unpublished data).” Clark WH Jr, Elder DE, Guerry IV D, et al. A study of tumor progression: the precursor lesions of superficial spreading and nodular melanoma. Hum Pathol 1984;15:1147-65….

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma?

…n patch or plaque stage as single or multiple erythematous scaling patches or plaques of varying size. These can evolve into tumor stage with tumor nodules. This condition has a spectrum of clinical presentations including eczematous,…

Multiple familial trichoepithelioma: confirmation via dermoscopy

Multiple familial trichoepithelioma: confirmation via dermoscopy

…to loss in the heterozygosity of the 9p21 gene [4], however, recent studies have reported a mutation in the cylindromatosis tumor suppressor gene (CYLD) located in the chromosome 16q12-q13 in roughly 40% of cases [5]. This gene is a tumor

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Dermal Papilla?

…Lavker RM, Miller S, Wilson C, et al. Hair follicle stem cells: their location, role in hair cycle, and involvement in skin tumor formation. J Invest Dermatol 1993;101:16S-26S. The size of the hair follicle and the diameter of the hair shaft are…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Endothelial Swelling?

…of any kind, and as useless as it is for coming to a diagnosis with specificity. Last, rather than speak and write of “tumor” (a swelling) and “tumor cells” (cells of a swelling), pathologists would do better to refer to…

Clinical Case Studies

Rhinophyma with Basal Cell Carcinoma

…e the basal cell carcinoma tissue was more friable than surrounding rhinophymatous skin, curettage was used to delineate the tumor margins. Mohs micrographic surgery was performed, and the tumor was cleared in one stage. The resulting defect…

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