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Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Epidemic of Melanoma?

…it be otherwise in Caucasians? There have been other scares about epidemics of cancers in the past few decades, among those, breast, prostate, and testes. What happened to those epidemics? The same that will be the case for melanoma, to wit, they…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…th geometric shapes = Silicone granuloma The foreign bodies with geometric outlines represent particles of polyurethane in a breast implant, those particles having been responsible largely for eliciting this granulomatous foreign body reaction. Note…

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….

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…

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…

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

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…

A quiz from Manaus, Brazil

A quiz from Manaus, Brazil

…ez-Vela MC, De Grado M, et al. Sclerotic fibroma (storiform collagenoma)-like stroma in a fibroadenoma of axillary accessory breast tissue. J Cutan Pathol. 2012;39:798–802. 12. Weyers W, Menzel T, Kasper RC, et al. Fibrous, fibrohistiocytic and…