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Research & Reviews  101 results

Cutaneous Inflammatory Myofibroblastic Tumor with CARS-ALK Fusion: Case Report and Lite...
Journal of Cutaneous Pathology; McCollum KJ, Jour G et. al.

May 14th, 2022 - Cutaneous inflammatory myofibroblastic tumors (IMT) constitute a rare entity, generating a diagnostic pitfall when diagnosing spindle cell proliferation within the dermis. Raising awareness of this tumor among dermatopathologists remains vital in ...

ETS-related Gene (ERG) is Differentially Expressed in Dermatofibroma (Fibrous Histiocyt...
Applied Immunohistochemistry & Molecular Morphology : AIMM; Hengy M, Veenstra J et. al.

May 6th, 2022 - Immunohistochemical staining can be of great utility in differentiating various cutaneous spindle cell neoplasms, particularly when the histomorphologic appearance of the lesions is inconclusive. Nuclear staining for ETS-related gene (ERG), a high...

Rare Palisading Variant of Dermatofibroma.
The American Journal of Dermatopathology; Pun S, Cassarino D

Apr 7th, 2022 - Dermatofibromas (DFs) are benign lesions that typically present as firm papules or nodules on the legs of young- to middle-aged adults. DFs are histologically characterized by a dermal proliferation of spindled fibrohistiocytic cells forming inter...

Lepromatous leprosy with dermatofibroma features: colonization or morphological variant...
International Journal of Dermatology; Outi Pontes CM, Lourenco Pontes AL et. al.

Mar 30th, 2022 - Leprosy is one of the main health problems in developing countries. It can show many different clinical presentations. A 37-yr-old woman with multiple reddish-brown papules on the lower and upper limbs, including the palms. The initial clinical im...

Diagnostic utility of ERG immunostaining in dermatofibroma.
Journal of Clinical Pathology; Yamada Y, Ichiki T et. al.

Mar 24th, 2022 - Dermatofibroma/fibrous histiocytoma (DF/FH) is a common cutaneous mesenchymal neoplasm exhibiting benign biological behaviour. However, the immunohistochemical utility of erythroblast transformation-specific-related gene (ERG) for diagnosing DF re...

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News  12 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 ...

Expert offers tips for sorting out pink lesions on dermoscopy
Doug Brunk

Jan 29th, 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. Copyright Dr.

Sticking His Neck Out Leads to Diagnosis
Joe R. Monroe, MPAS, PA

Jan 14th, 2021 - ANSWER The correct answer is all of the above (choice “d”). DISCUSSION For this patient, there could have been even more items in the differential, including melanoma, Merkel cell carcinoma, or even metastatic (from lung, colon, etc) origin.

Solitary Papule on the Shoulder
Trevor Batty, DO, Dan Ilkovitch, MD, PhD

May 7th, 2020 - The Diagnosis: Dermatofibroma With Sebaceous Induction The biopsy of the lesion revealed a fibrohistiocytic dermal pattern with overlying benign epidermal and sebaceous hyperplasia with a proliferation of fibroblasts in the dermis. Other sections.

May 2019
Donna Bilu Martin, MD

Apr 17th, 2019 - Benign tumors consisting of glomus cells may be subdivided into two types: glomus tumors and glomuvenous malformations or glomangiomas. Glomus cells are modified smooth muscle cells that normally line the Sucquet-Hoyer canal, an arteriovenous fist.

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