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Research & Reviews  51 results

Spitz Nevus: Review and Update.
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.
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.
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 ...

Preferentially Expressed Antigen in Melanoma Immunostaining in a Series of Melanocytic ...
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...

Spitz nevus with a novel TFG-NTRK2 fusion: The first case report of NTRK2-rearranged Sp...
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...

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News  6 results

Expert Offers Tips for Sorting Out Pink Lesions on Dermoscopy

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 ...

Solitary Papule on the Leg
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.

Spitz Nevi Difficult to Categorize, Manage
Sherry Boschert

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.

Classic and Atypical Spitz Nevi: Review of the Literature
LT Daryl J. Sulit, MC et. al.

Spitz nevi were first described in 1948. 1 Spitz1 originally called these lesions benign juvenile melanoma.

Spitz Nevus and Atypical Spitzoid Neoplasm

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.

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