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Research & Reviews  66 results

Genetic Studies on a Case of Eruptive Disseminated Spitz Nevus and Review of Other 33 C...
https://doi.org/10.1097/DAD.0000000000002310
The American Journal of Dermatopathology; Fernandez-Flores A, Cassarino D

Nov 18th, 2022 - Eruptive disseminated Spitz nevus is an uncommon presentation of Spitz nevi. Only a few tens of cases have been published and only 6 of them have genetic studies. We present an additional case of a 29-year-old woman with dozens of Spitz nevi which...

Combined utility of p16 and BRAF V600E in the evaluation of spitzoid tumors: Superiorit...
https://doi.org/10.1111/cup.14342
Journal of Cutaneous Pathology; McAfee JL, Scarborough R et. al.

Oct 20th, 2022 - Spitzoid melanocytic neoplasms are diagnostically challenging; criteria for malignancy continue to evolve. The ability to predict chromosomal abnormalities with immunohistochemistry (IHC) could help select cases requiring chromosomal evaluation. F...

A 10-year-old with a red bump on her lower lip
https://www.mdedge.com/pediatrics/article/258142/dermatology/10-year-old-red-bump-her-lower-lip
Jennifer Y. Sui, Lawrence Eichenfield, MD

Sep 22nd, 2022 - The patient’s history and examination are consistent with a diagnosis of pyogenic granuloma. Specifically, the history of rapid growth, friable nature, associated bleeding, and hemorrhagic crusting point to pyogenic granuloma as the most likely di.

Shoulder lesion
https://www.mdedge.com/familymedicine/article/257647/dermatology/shoulder-lesion
MDedge Family Medicine;

Sep 8th, 2022 - A punch biopsy of the lesion was performed and the results were consistent with a dermatofibroma, which is a benign growth. Dermatofibromas may manifest as a pink papule on fair-skinned individuals or a darker brown papule in patients of color.

Immunophenotype of tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes in atypical Spitzoid tumors according...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.anndiagpath.2022.151985
Annals of Diagnostic Pathology; Moysset I, Fuster-Anglada C et. al.

Jun 17th, 2022 - The aims of the study were to investigate and compare the immunophenotype of tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes (TILs) and PD-L1 expression in a series of benign, intermediate and malignant Spitzoid lesions showing marked inflammatory lymphoid compone...

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News  14 results

A 10-year-old with a red bump on her lower lip
https://www.mdedge.com/pediatrics/article/258142/dermatology/10-year-old-red-bump-her-lower-lip
Jennifer Y. Sui, Lawrence Eichenfield, MD

Sep 22nd, 2022 - The patient’s history and examination are consistent with a diagnosis of pyogenic granuloma. Specifically, the history of rapid growth, friable nature, associated bleeding, and hemorrhagic crusting point to pyogenic granuloma as the most likely di.

Shoulder lesion
https://www.mdedge.com/familymedicine/article/257647/dermatology/shoulder-lesion
MDedge Family Medicine;

Sep 8th, 2022 - A punch biopsy of the lesion was performed and the results were consistent with a dermatofibroma, which is a benign growth. Dermatofibromas may manifest as a pink papule on fair-skinned individuals or a darker brown papule in patients of color.

Light Brown and Pink Macule on the Upper Arm
https://www.mdedge.com/dermatology/article/251526/dermatopathology/light-brown-and-pink-macule-upper-arm
Richard Bindernagel, DO, Lisa Fronek, DO et. al.

Feb 7th, 2022 - The Diagnosis: Desmoplastic Spitz Nevus Desmoplastic Spitz nevus is a rare variant of Spitz nevus that commonly presents as a red to brown papule on the head, neck, or extremities. It is pertinent to review the histologic features of this neoplasm.

Misdiagnoses and Sequencing in Melanoma
https://www.onclive.com/view/misdiagnoses-and-sequencing-in-melanoma

Oct 6th, 2021 - Jeffrey S. Weber, MD, PhD Director, Donald A. Adam Comprehensive Melanoma Research Center, Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, FL After decades with few available therapies, a flurry of FDA drug approvals has provided onco...

A female toddler presents with an itchy yellow nodule
https://www.mdedge.com/pediatrics/article/246672/dermatology/female-toddler-presents-itchy-yellow-nodule
MDedge Pediatrics; Lawrence Eichenfield, MD, Elana Kleinman

Oct 1st, 2021 - Juvenile xanthogranuloma (JXG) is a benign disorder presenting as firm, yellow-red skin papules or nodules, usually in infancy or early childhood. It derives its name based on its yellowish color and the histologic finding of lipid-filled histiocy.

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