Search Results for: spitz-like nevus

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Urticaria pigmentosa

…tself in a child as one or several yellow nodules, but without bullae; Darier’s sign cannot be elicited. Spitz’s nevus, especially in children, may be expressed as a pink or orange papule incapable of urtication on rubbing. Miscue…

Murphy MJ (ed). Molecular Diagnostics in Dermatology and Dermatopathology. New York: Springer Science + Business Media (Humana Press), 2011

Murphy MJ (ed). Molecular Diagnostics in Dermatology and Dermatopathology. New York: Springer Science + Business Media (Humana Press), 2011

…hors allude correctly to the subjectivity entering into histopathologic diagnosis, e.g., in differentiation of Spitz’s nevus from spitzoid melanoma, but do not acknowledge that in molecular methods, such as FISH, evaluation is also subjective…

Pigmented Bowen’s disease presenting with a “starburst” pattern

Pigmented Bowen’s disease presenting with a “starburst” pattern

…re a “starburst” appearance [1-7]. Conclusions The “starburst” pattern is classically considered the dermoscopic hallmark of Spitz/Reed nevus. It is characterized by the presence of pigmented sharply focused streaks radially distributed at the…

In vivo reflectance confocal microscopy features of a melanoacanthoma

In vivo reflectance confocal microscopy features of a melanoacanthoma

…ed. New Delhi: Lippincott, 2009:791–849. 10. Rossiello L, Zalaudek I, Ferrara G, et al. Melanoacanthoma simulating pigmented Spitz nevus: an unusual dermoscopy pitfall. Dermatol Surg 2006;32(5):735-7. PubMed CrossRef 11. Shankar V, Nandi J, Ghosh K,…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Xanthogranuloma

…er’s sign, i.e., urtication of a lesion in response to rubbing it. Histiocytosis X is accompanied by purpuric papules. Spitz’s nevus tends to be a solitary pink or orange, but not yellow, papule. Findings histopathologic Early Moderately…

Dermoscopy of a single plaque on finger

Dermoscopy of a single plaque on finger

…n of vascular elastic tissue. The etiopathogenesis of angiokeratomas remains unknown, but several factors have been involved like increased venous blood pressure or primary degeneration of vascular elastic tissue. Pathology Angiokeratomas are…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…, a phenomenon known as Darier’s sign. A solitary lesion of juvenile xanthogranuloma may be confused clinically with a Spitz’s nevus. Each may be an orange, smooth-surfaced papule. In contrast to the expression in juvenile,…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Xanthogranuloma vs. Reticulohistiocytic granuloma

A hamartoma of epidermis, epithelial structures of adnexa, and presumably dermal elements, typified, when fully formed, by a papillated or verrucous yellowish plaque situated usually on the scalp. The condition may present itself as a solitary…