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Eruptive nevi after burn injury

Eruptive nevi after burn injury

…preceding inflammatory lesions or drug exposure [9]. The dermoscopic presence of globules and dots make these diagnoses less likely. Nevus spilus typically has a larger background patch with more pigmented macules within the borders and a stable…

Dermoscopic changes in melanocytic nevi covered with both opaque tape and sunscreen cream during narrowband ultraviolet B therapy

Dermoscopic changes in melanocytic nevi covered with both opaque tape and sunscreen cream during narrowband ultraviolet B therapy

…ypical histopathologicafindings. We thought that the above-mentioned dermoscopic findings might have emerged by induction of melanocyte apoptosis and blockage of melanin production from melanocytes by NBUVB [20,21]. According to our findings, it can…

Nail apparatus melanoma initially diagnosed as nail matrix blue nevus: a case report with dermatoscopy and dermatopathology

Nail apparatus melanoma initially diagnosed as nail matrix blue nevus: a case report with dermatoscopy and dermatopathology

…tic features of 121 cases. Br J Dermatol. 2007;157:311–318. PubMed CrossRef 5. Weedon D, Van Deurse M, Rosendahl C. “Occult” melanocytes in nail matrix melanoma. Am J Dermatopathol. 2012;34:855. PubMed CrossRef 6. Thomas L, Dalle S. Dermoscopy…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Epidemic of Melanoma?

…f evidence that a virus or any other agent is responsible for its development. It makes no sense for a malignant neoplasm of melanocytes of noninfectious cause to suddenly assume proportions epidemic. It makes good sense, however, to explain that…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Precursor Lesions of Melanoma?

…iginous melanocytic proliferation” is a vague description, one that is applicable equally to a benign proliferation of melanocytes (labial lentigo) and a malignant one (melanoma in situ). Neither labial lentigo nor melanoma in situ is a…

Spitz/Reed nevi: a review of clinical-dermatoscopic and histological correlation

Spitz/Reed nevi: a review of clinical-dermatoscopic and histological correlation

…ely spindle-cell nevus, Reed nevus may display a mixed pattern with epithelioid and spindle cells. In classical Spitz nevus, melanocytes are characteristically epithelioid but often also spindle-shaped [3]. Spitz/Reed nevi with atypia include a…

Nodular melanoma: five consecutive cases in a general practice with polarized and non-polarized dermatoscopy and dermatopathology

Nodular melanoma: five consecutive cases in a general practice with polarized and non-polarized dermatoscopy and dermatopathology

…ertical collagen bands, none of these are seen in the dermatopathologic images although abundant collagen surrounds nests of melanocytes (C and D). On the extreme left side (C and shown at high power in D) an eccrine duct can be seen attenuated by a…