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Dermoscopy of pigmented skin lesions.
This paper describes the basic concepts of dermoscopy, the various dermoscopic equipments and the standard criteria for diagnosing pigmented skin lesions. In assessing dermoscopic images, both globalExpand
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Dermatoscopy of basal cell carcinoma: morphologic variability of global and local features and accuracy of diagnosis.
BACKGROUND Early detection of basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is crucial to reduce the morbidity of this tumor. OBJECTIVE We sought to investigate the variability and diagnostic significance ofExpand
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Vascular structures in skin tumors: a dermoscopy study.
OBJECTIVES To describe the different vascular structures seen by dermoscopy and to evaluate their association with various melanocytic and nonmelanocytic skin tumors in a large series of cases. Expand
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Adjuvant interferon alfa-2a treatment in resected primary stage II cutaneous melanoma. Austrian Malignant Melanoma Cooperative Group.
PURPOSE Patients with primary cutaneous melanoma with a Breslow thickness > or = 1.5 mm have only a 30% to 70% probability of survival after surgery, and no adjuvant therapy has so far improved thisExpand
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Risk factors for developing cutaneous melanoma and criteria for identifying persons at risk: multicenter case-control study of the Central Malignant Melanoma Registry of the German Dermatological
Different pigmentary characteristics as well as different parameters of sun exposure have previously been identified as risk factors for developing cutaneous melanoma. The aim of the present studyExpand
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Associated factors in the prevalence of more than 50 common melanocytic nevi, atypical melanocytic nevi, and actinic lentigines: multicenter case-control study of the Central Malignant Melanoma
Several case-control studies identified common and atypical melanocytic nevi as major risk indicators for the development of cutaneous melanoma. The present investigation was planned to detectExpand
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bcl-2 protein expression and correlation with the interchromosomal 14;18 translocation in cutaneous lymphomas and pseudolymphomas.
The interchromosomal 14;18 translocation occurs in approximately 70-80% of follicular lymphomas and in a lower proportion of high-grade non-Hodgkin lymphomas of the lymph nodes. This translocationExpand
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Cutaneous leiomyosarcoma.
We report the clinical, histopathologic, immunohistologic, and prognostic findings in 19 patients with cutaneous leiomyosarcoma, eight males and 11 females (mean age, 66 years; age range, 41-93Expand
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Detection of Borrelia burgdorferi-specific DNA in urine specimens from patients with erythema migrans before and after antibiotic therapy.
A nested PCR was developed for the detection of Borrelia burgdorferi-specific DNA in the urine of patients with erythema migrans. The target for the nested PCR was a specific region of the flagellinExpand
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The spectrum of Spitz nevi: a clinicopathologic study of 83 cases.
OBJECTIVE To achieve a clinicopathologic classification of Spitz nevi by comparing their clinical, dermoscopic, and histopathologic features. DESIGN Eighty-three cases were independently reviewedExpand
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