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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Rheumatoid nodule

…Course Persistent Variations clinical Ten percent of children and 20% of adults with rheumatoid arthritis exhibit rheumatoid nodules. The nodules occur rarely in patients with rheumatic fever and with lupus erythematosus. Differential diagnosis…

Dermatoscopy: A nodule on a woman’s leg

Dermatoscopy: A nodule on a woman’s leg

…(right side of the picture) that presents atypical vessels and ulceration is seen. On the other side (left), adjacent to the nodule, a delicate pigmented area may be observed. [Copyright: ©2015 Pigem et al.] Diagnosis The lesion was totally excised…

A slowly enlarging purple nodule on the arm

A slowly enlarging purple nodule on the arm

…so known as aneurysmal fibrous histiocytoma (AFH) was initially described in 1981 [9]. It presents as single dark papules or nodules, most commonly located on the lower limbs, which occasionally grow quickly and may bleed. They are clinically…

Painful purple nodule on the right thigh–Answer

Painful purple nodule on the right thigh–Answer

…mors are rare corresponding to 1,6% of all soft tissue tumors. They are usually solitary, presenting as a blue to pink, soft nodule associated with a classic triad of symptoms: pain, pinpoint tenderness and cold sensitivity. These tumors are…

Painful purple nodule on the right thigh

Painful purple nodule on the right thigh

…dular lesion on the right thigh that was sensitive to cold. The physical examination revealed a well-defined, smooth, purple nodule, 7 mm in diameter, with a peripheral brown rim (Figure 1). The lesion was tender to light touch. Dermoscopy disclosed…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Rheumatoid nodule

…gged, or notched border, and variegate, mostly shades of brown. A patch may become a plaque or upon it may develop a papule, nodule, or tumor. A papule may develop into a nodule or tumor. The surface of an elevated lesion of melanoma tends to be…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Melanoma: Initial Evaluation

Initial Evaluation Melanoma frequently presents as an asymmetric pigmented lesion with an irregular scalloped border and uneven pigmentation. Some of the lesions are marked by hypopigmented areas (signifying areas of regression) or more darkly…