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By H. Peter Soyer, giuseppe argenziano, Rainer Hofmann-Wellenhof, Robert H. Johr

As crucial a textual content for GPs as for dermatologists, this e-book is an atlas-like illustration of many of the different types of melanocytic pores and skin lesions linked to cutaneous melanomas and different pigmented dermis tumors. it's a finished and up to date textual content at the sensible matters surrounding the administration of people with those lesions. It encompasses the classical equipment of morphology corresponding to the medical and dermoscopic exam and dermatopathology. The ebook additionally bargains with the main updated diagnostic methods akin to laser scanning in-vivo microscopy and automatic prognosis. The visible ‘atlas’ contains terrific scientific, dermoscopic and histopathologic photos.

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Sharing cases in consultation with dermatopathologists with special expertise in melanocytic tumors allows minimization of the number of cases that cannot be classified with certainty. 5 Conclusion Histopathological examination is the gold standard for diagnosis and classifications of benign and malignant melanocytic tumors. Differentiation of specific entities is usually easily achieved on morphological grounds, but occasionally histopathological criteria alone may not allow a precise categorization of a given tumor.

5. Melanocytic nevus biopsied shortly after birth. a Note complexes of a congenital melanocytic nevus in the dermis and prominent intraepidermal component. b Scatter of pleomorphic melanocytes within all layers of the epidermis lesions simulate a melanoma clinically as well as histopathologically, and are one of the most vexing problems in the realm of melanocytic lesions in newborns. Clinically, there is a nodule within a giant congenital nevus, which may be more or less pigmented than the neighboring nevus.

Pattern analysis. 3. 7 ABCD Rule of Dermatoscopy [11, 12] The ABCD rule of dermatoscopy, described by Stolz et al. in 1994 [11], was based on an analysis of 157 pigmented skin lesions. It is based on a scoring system for melanocytic neoplasms that differentiates them into benign, suspicious, and malignant categories. 4). 1 Asymmetry The lesion is bisected by two lines that are placed 90° to each other. The first line attempts to bisect the lesion at the division of most symmetry and the other one is placed 90° to it.

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