Issues in Dermatopathology

These articles document controversial areas in dermatopathology which have an immediate impact upon patient care for the dermatologist. Please feel free to email your comments to me. I will post them anonymously.

Should a sentinel lymph node biopsy be performed for diagnostically controversial Spitzoid melanocytic tumors?

Do Clinical Histories Submitted on Biopsy Requisition Sheets Bias the Pathologist?

Should Dermatologists Read Their Own Skin Biopsy Slides?

Melanoma in situ or a Melanoma with Regression-What's the Difference?

CALME-No Need to Panic!

Consultant Confloption-What Do You Do When Your Consultants Disagree?

Warfarin-Induced Leukocytoclastic Vasculitis

Sarcoidal Granulomas in Tattoos-Tissue Reaction or Harbinger of Systemic Sarcoidosis?

Surgical Margins-When Should Your Ask Your Dermatopathologist for an Evaluation?

S100 Positive Spindle Cells in Scars-Is it Desmoplastic Melanoma?

Chondrodermatitis Nodularis Helicis-Associations with autoimmune disease?

Basal Cell Carcinoma-What is an adequate margin?

Last Updated June 3, 2008
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