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Automatic differentiation of melanoma from melanocytic nevi with multispectral digital dermoscopy: a feasibility study.
BACKGROUND Differentiation of melanoma from melanocytic nevi is difficult even for skin cancer specialists. This motivates interest in computer-assisted analysis of lesion images. OBJECTIVE OurExpand
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Neutrophil‐Rich, Ki‐1-Positive Anaplastic Large‐Cell Malignant Lymphoma
The presence of neutrophils, in the absence of necrosis, is uncommon in malignant lymphoma (ML). We identified a subgroup of Ki-1-positive anaplastic large cell ML (Ki-1 ALCL) in which neutrophilsExpand
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Pemphigoid gestationis.
Pemphigoid gestationis is a rare autoimmune blistering disease of pregnancy. It is characterized by pruritic, urticarial plaques with the development of tense vesicles and bullae within the lesions.Expand
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Pleomorphic Fibroma of the Skin: A Benign Neoplasm with Cytologic Atypia A Clinicopathologic Study of Eight Cases
A clinicopathologic study of eight examples of polypoid and dome-shaped cutaneous fibrous lesions with sparse cellularity but striking nuclear atypia and rare mitotic figures is presented. PositiveExpand
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Tumid lupus erythematosus: criteria for classification with immunohistochemical analysis.
OBJECTIVE To define comprehensive criteria for the classification and differential diagnosis of tumid lupus erythematosus (LE). METHODS A prospective study of patients fulfilling the classicalExpand
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Immunoperoxidase technique modified by counterstain with azure B as a diagnostic aid in evaluating heavily pigmented melanocytic neoplasms
Heavily‐pigmented melanocytic neoplasms are difficult to evaluate on routine hematoxylin and eosin stained slides because pigmented melanocytes arc difficult to distinguish from the numerousExpand
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Possible role of the bulge region in the pathogenesis of inflammatory scarring alopecia: lichen planopilaris as the prototype
Background:  Lichen planopilaris (LPP) is the prototype of scarring alopecias that mainly target the infundibuloisthmic (bulge) region of hair follicle. Hair follicle stem cells have been shown toExpand
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Dermatomyofibroma. A benign cutaneous, plaque-like proliferation of fibroblasts and myofibroblasts in young adults.
We report nine examples of a distinct cutaneous plaque-like proliferation of fibroblasts and myofibroblasts. Eight of nine lesions were located in or around the shoulder, including axilla and upperExpand
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Generalized essential telangiectasia.
A 56-year-old woman presented with multiple, erythematous cutaneous vessels that blanched with diascopy and were symmetrically distributed over both lower and upper extremities. The lesions had beenExpand
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A modified approach to the histologic diagnosis of onychomycosis.
BACKGROUND Histologic examination of nail clippings with periodic acid-Schiff staining is the most sensitive diagnostic test for onychomycosis; however, difficulties in processing nail plates limitExpand
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