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ALLMedicine™ Spitz Nevus Center

Research & Reviews  51 results

Spitz Nevus: Review and Update.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cps.2021.06.002
Clinics in Plastic Surgery; Brown A, Sawyer JD et. al.

Sep 11th, 2021 - The Spitz nevus is an uncommon melanocytic nevus. These lesions classically appear in childhood as a red, dome-shaped papule. They appear rarely in adults and may be pigmented. The Spitz nevus can develop suddenly and grow rapidly, reaching a 1-cm...

Lichen striatus colocalized with a Spitz nevus.
https://doi.org/10.1111/pde.14747
Pediatric Dermatology; Rauck C, Gudobba C et. al.

Aug 20th, 2021 - A 7-year-old healthy girl presented with an 11-month history of an asymptomatic red, dome-shaped papule on her right medial elbow and 6-month history of linearly distributed, few millimeter, flesh-colored papules extending from and including the r...

Clinical and dermoscopic characterization of pediatric Spitz nevi of the ear.
https://doi.org/10.1111/pde.14616
Pediatric Dermatology; Vaccaro M, Marafioti I et. al.

Jun 22nd, 2021 - Spitz nevi of special sites, such as the ear, appear rarely and pose a challenge with worrisome clinical, dermoscopic, or histopathological features. Our aim was to evaluate the morphological findings of a series of Spitz nevi of the ear in order ...

Spitz nevus with a novel TFG-NTRK2 fusion: The first case report of NTRK2-rearranged Sp...
https://doi.org/10.1111/cup.14062
Journal of Cutaneous Pathology; Goto K, Pissaloux D et. al.

May 13th, 2021 - Fusions of ALK, ROS1, NTRK1, NTRK3, RET, MET, MERTK, FGFR1, ERBB4, LCK, BRAF, MAP3K8, MAP3K3, and PRKDC and mutation of HRAS have so far been discovered as the genetic alterations associated with the pathogenesis of Spitz neoplasms. This report pr...

Verrucous Spitz Nevus on the Right Wrist.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ad.2019.02.033
International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Di... Conde-Ferreirós A, Velasco-Tirado V et. al.

Mar 30th, 2021 - Verrucous Spitz Nevus on the Right Wrist.|2021|Conde-Ferreirós A,Velasco-Tirado V,Santos-Briz Á,Yuste-Chaves M,|

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News  9 results

Expert Offers Tips for Sorting Out Pink Lesions on Dermoscopy
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/945115

Feb 2nd, 2021 - Even in the most experienced hands, dermoscopy poses a challenge when the usual pigment clues are lacking to help distinguish melanoma from amelanotic melanoma and pigmented basal cell carcinoma (BCC) from nonpigmented BCC. Dr Jennifer Stein "For ...

Growth on nose
https://www.mdedge.com/familymedicine/article/161223/dermatology/growth-nose
The Journal of Family Practice;

Mar 22nd, 2018 - The FP considered several possibilities as part of the differential diagnosis: compound nevus, Spitz nevus, dysplastic nevus, fibrous papule, angiokeratoma, and amelanotic melanoma. A shave biopsy identified the lesion as a Spitz nevus.

Wart's That Lesion?
https://www.mdedge.com/clinicianreviews/article/118656/dermatology/warts-lesion/page/0/1

Dec 1st, 2016 - DISCUSSION The pathology report showed both epithelioid and spindle cells with scattered apoptotic cells seen at the dermoepidermal junction, with no atypia. The margins were clear.

Epistaxis, mass in right nostril • Dx?
https://www.mdedge.com/node/114166/path_term/51948/page/0/2
The Journal of Family Practice;

Oct 1st, 2016 - Differential Dx includes warts, squamous cell carcinoma The differential diagnosis of PG includes Spitz nevus, glomus tumors, common warts, amelanotic melanoma, squamous cell carcinoma, basal cell carcinoma, Kaposi’s sarcoma, bacillary angiomatosi.

Spitz Nevi Do Not Predict Pediatric Melanoma
https://www.mdedge.com/dermatology/article/36571/melanoma/spitz-nevi-do-not-predict-pediatric-melanoma
Sharon Worcester

Jul 26th, 2011 - BOCA RATON, FLA. – Pigmented Spitz nevi, and even atypical Spitzoid melanocytic tumors, are unlikely to be melanoma in children.

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