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Time to reconsider Spitzoid neoplasms?

Time to reconsider Spitzoid neoplasms?

…nvincing, because it is very difficult to explain why it does not generally fail in the diagnosis of basal cell carcinoma or dermatofibroma, and so frequently fails in Spitzoid neoplasms. A second possibility may be that, despite the numerous…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…Xanthomatous dermatofibroma Xanthomatous malignant fibrous histiocytoma…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Nodular fasciitis vs. Malignant fibrous histiocytoma

…, and that proceeds through stages of granulation tissue with numerous extravasated erythrocytes, granulomatous inflammation, and fibrosis. As is the case for other fibrosing dermatitides, such as scars and keloids, papules and nodules of…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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Dermatofibroma Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Pigmented Lesions

…in the papillary dermis, rarely in the upper part of the reticular dermis too. Melanin increased in amount in the epidermis. Dermatofibroma (183, 520) Proliferation of fibrocytes and histiocytes (lipophages and siderophages early in the course) in a…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…inflammatory process, a largely fibrocytic response to injury or of fascia, (or the subcutaneous fat at times), analogous to dermatofibroma, an inflammatory process that results from injury to the dermis (and the uppermost part of the subcutaneous…