Search Results for: clark-like nevus

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Subcorneal Pustular Dermatosis?

…neal pustular dermatosis, spongiform pustules occur only in pustular psoriasis.” Cohen LM, Karpskopicki D, Harrist TJ, Clark WH JR. Noninfectious vesiculobullous and vesiculopustular diseases. In: Elder D, ed. Lever’s Histopathology of…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Epidemic of Melanoma?

…of an epidemic. West J Med 1988;149:43-46. “The epidemic of melanoma poses problems for several constituencies.” Clark WH, Elder DE, Guerry IV D. Dysplastic nevi and malignant melanoma. In: Farmer ER, Hood AF, eds. pathology of the skin….

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Lupus erythematosus

…e affiliated with a lichenoid infiltrate of lymphocytes, thereby requiring differentiation from lichen planus, lichen planus-like dermatitides, and lichen planus-like keratosis. The predilection of lymphocytes for epithelial structures of adnexa, a…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Discoid Lupus Erythematosus Versus Systemic Lupus Erythematosus?* I

…ment of characteristic dermo-epidermal changes of lupus erythematosus. Our findings suggest that SLE may present with an REM-like condition.” Del Pozo J, Pena C, Almagro M, Yebra MT, Martinez W, Fonseca E. Systemic lupus erythematosus…

A case of a superficial spreading melanoma in situ diagnosed via digital dermoscopic monitoring with high dynamic range conversion

A case of a superficial spreading melanoma in situ diagnosed via digital dermoscopic monitoring with high dynamic range conversion

…and structure, but was darker in the center and paler at the periphery. Therefore, the macule was tentatively diagnosed as a Clark nevus, and a 6-month follow-up was recommended. When the patient presented 7 months later, the lesion had enlarged to…

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Atopic Dermatitis?

…inordinately itchy for a variety of reasons. Any person, atopic or not, can produce lesions anywhere on the integument just like those of so-called atopic dermatitis if only the skin is rubbed and scratched energetically enough. Because the skin of…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…nocytes positioned at the base of rete ridges and parallel to undulations of rete ridges as in proliferations of melanocytes like simple lentigines, junctional nevi of Clark’s type especially, and malignant melanoma in situ; sclerotic collagen…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Keloid vs. Hypertrophic scar

Papules, nodules, and tumors that, on gross examination, are usually skin colored and, on histopathologic examination, consist of an epithelium-lined sac that contains fluid, cells, or both in the case of true cysts and of cysts that are associated…