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“Tape dermatoscopy”: constructing a low-cost dermatoscope using a mobile phone, immersion fluid and transparent adhesive tape

“Tape dermatoscopy”: constructing a low-cost dermatoscope using a mobile phone, immersion fluid and transparent adhesive tape

…Report of the cases Case 1 A 48-year-old female sent an e-mail image of an enlarging, slightly elevated lesion on her right breast. “Tape dermatoscopy” was subsequently performed by a family member instructed in the technique. After applying olive…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Borderline, Minimal Deviation, and Nevoid Melanomas?

…thelial neoplasms of the ovary, borderline lesions are common. They are also commonly manifested as papillary lesions of the breast.” Reed RJ. Minimal deviation melanoma. In: Mihm MC, Murphy GF, Kaufman N, eds. Pathobiology and Recognition of…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Thrombophlebitis

…ecially the pancreas, lung, stomach, or gallbladder. Mondor’s disease is thrombophlebitis in a superficial vein in the breast of a woman. Phlebothrombosis is thrombosis of a superficial or deep vein devoid of signs of inflammation. Varicose…

Billings SD, Cotton J. Inflammatory Dermatopathology. A Pathologist’s Survival Guide. New York: Springer Science + Business Media LLC, 2011

Billings SD, Cotton J. Inflammatory Dermatopathology. A Pathologist’s Survival Guide. New York: Springer Science + Business Media LLC, 2011

…h can mimic psoriasiform and lichenoid dermatitis, but there are others, like patch stage Kaposi’s disease, metastatic breast cancer, mastocytosis, B-cell lymphoma, etc., which can mimic interstitial or perivascular dermatitis respectively. I…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Wide and Deep Excision for Melanoma?

…is relevant to cure. The principle just stated obtains for every malignant neoplasm in every organ. Witness carcinoma of the breast. It is apparent now that there is no need for radical mastectomy; lumpectomy is just as effective. It took nearly 100…

An itching plaque

An itching plaque

…ysical examination revealed a tender, brownish papule or plaque contacting the elastic band of the underwear under the right breast (Figure 1). The remaining physical exam showed no other relevant lesions. Figure 1. A brownish papule or plaque…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Sclerotic Fibroma?

…fibromas, in certain basal-cell carcinomas, and in association with metastases of some carcinomas, especially those from the breast to skin. Sclerotic fibroma is not a specific disease, but a distinctive pattern of connective tissue that is…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Scleroderma?

…y induced, e.g., l-tryptophan-related eosinophilia-myalgia syndrome, toxic oil syndrome, exposure to polyvinyl chloride, and breast implants of silicone Diseases that are identical to one another clinically and histopathologically are not…

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

…l size-and it is a throwback to the days of small monographs in pathology. Such monographs, as Azzopardi’s Problems in Breast Pathology, were, as a rule, filled with photographs and relatively large type-often 12 point-usually in Times Roman….

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