Silvia Vichi

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The basal cell carcinoma (BCC) assessment in dermoscopy is based on the recognition of specific characteristics synthesized and described as classical and non-classical criteria, but which may not necessarily present all at the same time. Consequently, a deep knowledge in detecting the aforementioned dermoscopic criteria is crucial in diagnosis. The aim of(More)
Dermoscopy, in expert hands, increases accuracy, sensitivity and specificity in diagnosis of pigmented skin lesions of a single operator, compared with clinical examination. Simplified algorithmic methods have been developed to help less expert dermoscopists in diagnosis of melanocytic lesions. This study included 125 melanocytic skin lesions divided into(More)
Leukemia cutis (LC) is described as cutaneous infiltration by neoplastic leukocytes into the epidermidis, dermis, or subcutis, resulting in clinically various skin lesions. When the infiltrate is characterized by neoplastic granulocytic precursors, LC is defined as granulocytic sarcoma. Multiple, erythematous, and infiltrated papules and nodules localized(More)
Dear Editor, Apocrine hidradenoma is a rare benign adnexal tumor related to the more common poroma, as they both originate from sweat glands. Hidradenoma usually has an eccrine differentiation, but an apocrine differentiation is possible. Due to its rarity and non-specific clinical appearance it is difficult to differentiate it from other malignant(More)
BACKGROUND Melanoma is a neoplasm derived from melanocytes of the skin and other sites. In the natural history of melanoma, cutaneous metastases occur relatively frequently and can arise in early or late stages of the disease. OBJECTIVE AND METHODS Melanoma skin metastases have a variable appearance. Several clinical appearances are described in the(More)
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