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Clinical, dermoscopic and histopathologic findings of retiform hemangioendothelioma

Clinical, dermoscopic and histopathologic findings of retiform hemangioendothelioma

…malignant tumors clinically presenting as reddish nodules. RH has to be differentiated from other hemangioendotheliomas, CA, hemangioma, targetoid hemosiderotic hemangioma, blue-rubber bleb nevus syndrome, Kaposi’s sarcoma (KS), lymphoma,…

Prediction without Pigment: a decision algorithm for non-pigmented skin malignancy

Prediction without Pigment: a decision algorithm for non-pigmented skin malignancy

…tern of vessels and the vessel pattern is (red/purple) clods-only, this is a benign pattern consistent with the diagnosis of hemangioma [17](Figure 1B). For this benign diagnosis to be made there must be no vessels within any of the clods and there…

The importance of early diagnosis and treatment of kaposiform hemangioendothelioma complicated by Kasabach-Merritt phenomenon

The importance of early diagnosis and treatment of kaposiform hemangioendothelioma complicated by Kasabach-Merritt phenomenon

…gulopathy (Kasabach-Merritt 129 phenomenon) is associated with kaposiform hemangioendothelioma and not with common infantile hemangioma. Plast Reconstr Surg 1997;100:1377–86. 5. Enjolras O, Wassef M, Mazoyer E, et al. Infants with Kasabach-Merritt…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Dermatofibroma

…g RH, Padilla RS. Giant dermatofibroma with monster cells. Am J Dermatopathol 2002;24:36–8. Gross RE, Wolbach SB. Sclerosing hemangiomas: Their relationship to dermatofibroma, histiocytoma, xanthoma and to certain pigmented lesions of the skin. Am J…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Kimura’s disease

…ations, it may be inferred that the vascular changes just described, referred to imprecisely as those of “histiocytoid hemangioma,” represent a pattern histopathologic analogous to those of granular cellularity, flame figures,…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Angiolymphoid Hyperplasia with Eosinophilia/Kimura’s Disease?

…are those of a distinctive, repeatable pattern (that of angiolymphoid hyperplasia having been designated badly, histiocytoid hemangioma), each of those patterns encountered in other circumstances presumably of different causes. “The clinical…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Errors and Reasons

…a is a neoplasm. Reason: It is a fibrosing dermatitis that goes by a variety of other ill-conceived names such as sclerosing hemangioma, histiocytoma, and fibroma durum; the concept of “metastasizing dermatofibroma” is pure fiction, that…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Confusing Terms (to be Avoided Scrupulously)

…a proliferation of them that involutes (e.g., pyogenic granuloma), in a benign neoplasm that does not involute (e.g., cherry hemangioma), and in a malignant neoplasm (i.e., angiosarcoma) as well as to aberrations in structure of blood vessels, such…