Balloon Cell Nevi and Balloon Cell Melanomas: What Are They?

Nov 17, 2016 by in ONCOLOGY Comments Off on Balloon Cell Nevi and Balloon Cell Melanomas: What Are They?

Figure 10.1 Clear cell appearance of the melanocytes: H&E, 200× magnification Figure 10.2 A transitional area, where conventional melanocytes in the superficial dermis transition into the ballooning melanocytes: H&E, 100×…

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How Small Is Small for a Melanoma?

Nov 17, 2016 by in ONCOLOGY Comments Off on How Small Is Small for a Melanoma?

Fig. 13.1 Small 2 mm pigmented lesion on forearm Dermatoscopy On examination with a dermatoscope (Heine Delta 20 dermatoscope, manufactured by Heine, Optotechnic GmbH, Herrsching, Germany), the lesion being discussed…

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Metastatic Cutaneous Adenocarcinoma

Nov 17, 2016 by in ONCOLOGY Comments Off on Metastatic Cutaneous Adenocarcinoma

Figure 17.1 H&E 25×. Low magnification shows tumor filling the upper dermis Figure 17.2 H&E, 400× magnification. Chords and tumor nests are visible. Some nests show duct formation where tumor…

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Adenocystic Carcinoma

Nov 17, 2016 by in ONCOLOGY Comments Off on Adenocystic Carcinoma

Figure 15.1 39-year-old Caucasian male with a pink, ulcerated nodule on the right heel Differential Diagnosis Pyogenic granuloma Basal cell carcinoma Melanoma Metastatic carcinoma Angiosarcoma Atypical fibroxanthoma Spitz nevus Adenocystic…

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