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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...
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...
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 ...
The American Journal of Dermatopathology; Googe PB, Flanigan KL et. al.
May 15th, 2021 - In their 2018 article, Lezcano et al [AJSP 2018(11):1456] show that diffuse tumor cell nuclear reactivity for Preferentially expressed Antigen in Melanoma (PRAME) is a feature of melanoma and that benign and atypical melanocytic tumors are PRAME n...
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...
News 6 results
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 ...
Qiong Wu, MD, Daniel C. Skipper, DO et. al.
Sep 11th, 2019 - The Diagnosis: Epithelioid Histiocytoma Epithelioid histiocytoma (EH), also known as epithelioid cell histiocytoma or epithelioid fibrous histiocytoma, is a rare benign fibrohistiocytic tumor first described in 1989. 1 Epithelioid histiocytoma comm.
SAN FRANCISCO Follow-up on 219 patients with Spitz nevi found that 7 (3%) developed malignant melanoma, and in each case the original biopsy showed an atypical or desmoplastic Spitz nevus. The patients who developed melanoma also were older (age.
LT Daryl J. Sulit, MC et. al.
Spitz nevi were first described in 1948. 1 Spitz1 originally called these lesions benign juvenile melanoma.
Maria Miteva, MD, and Rossitza Lazova, MD Spitz nevus (SN) and Spitzoid malignant melanoma (SMM) represent benign and malignant counterparts at both ends of the spectrum of Spitzoid lesions. Atypical Spitzoid neoplasm (ASN) is a poorly defined and.