Esperanza Jordá

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AIMS To evaluate the clinicopathological and immunohistochemical characteristics of Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) in an attempt to find new, potentially significant, prognostic markers. METHODS AND RESULTS Clinical data and follow-up, histopathological features (pattern, cell size, thickness, mitoses, vascular invasion, lymphocytic infiltration) and(More)
BACKGROUND A role for CXCR3, the receptor for chemokines Mig, IP-10 and interferon-inducible T cell alpha-chemoattractant, in tumour cell migration during melanoma progression has been proposed. AIMS To analyse CXCR3 expression in primary cutaneous malignant melanomas and its comparison with clinicopathological and prognostic factors. METHODS A(More)
Poroid neoplasm is a benign sweat gland neoplasm that accounts for 10% of sudoriferous tumors. Poroid hidradenoma is an uncommon variant that usually affects adults, with a peak of incidence in the seventh decade. It is rare in children. We report the first case of poroid hidradenoma presenting in a 13-year-old boy.
Two female patients presented nodular erythematous lesions overlying a permanent tattooed eyebrow and lip, respectively. Histologic examination showed in both cases epithelioid granulomas in close relation with scattered pigment. Complementary examinations and follow-up disclosed a sarcoidosis. The lesions resolved after treatment with topical steroids and(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe the epidemiology of skin surgery performed in the dermatology department of Hospital Clínico Universitario in Valencia, Spain, on children up to 16 years of age. The study analyzed a 9-year period. MATERIALS AND METHOD A retrospective review was performed of all tissue excisions and biopsies taken between January 1, 1990, and(More)
Birt-Hogg-Dubé syndrome is a rare autosomal dominant genodermatosis that is characterized by the presence of fibrofolliculomas and/or trichodiscomas, pulmonary cysts, spontaneous pneumothorax, and renal tumors. The most common histological types found in renal tumors from patients with the syndrome are oncocytoma-chromophobe carcinoma hybrids and pure forms(More)
INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVES It has been suggested that patients who have had a melanoma may develop increased immunity against certain antigens expressed by tumor-associated melanocytes. Thus our objective was to review the records of patients with successive primary melanomas to ascertain whether the pattern of regression might indicate the presence of an(More)