The Monthly Newsletter for the Dermatopathology Institute
Journal Articles Reviewed
The current state of dermatopathology education: a survey of the association of professors of dermatology. J Cutan Pathol 2009;36:620-628.
Subclassification of Desmoplastic Melanoma: pure and mixed variants have significantly different capacities for lymph node metastases. J Cutan Pathol 2009;36:425-432.
Smoking and Skin Aging in Identical Twins. Arch Dermatol 2007;143:1543-1546.
Cutaneous sebaceous neoplasms as markers of Muir-Torre Syndrome: A Diagnostic Algorithm. J Cutan Pathol 2009; 36:613-619
The inadequacy of punch-excised melanocytic lesions: Sampling through the block for the determination of "margins". J Am Acad Dermtol 2009;60:990-993.
Recurrent Nevus Phenomenon: A clinicopathologic study of 357 cases and histologic comparison with melanoma with regression. Mod Pathol 2009;22:611-617.
Prevalence of Merkel Cell Polyomavirus in Merkel Cell Carcinoma. Mod Pathol 2009;22:516-521.
Koh SS, Opel ML, Wei JP, Yau K, Shah R, Gorre ME, Whitman E, Shitabata PK, Tao Y, Cochran AJ, Abrishami P, Binder SW.
Molecular classification of melanomas and nevi using gene expression microarray signatures and formalin-fixed and paraffin-embedded tissue.Mod Pathol. 2009;22:538-546.
Amelanotic Malignant Melanoma in Situ: A Histopathologic Mimic of Benign Skin Lesions. Presented at the International Society of Dermatopathology Annual Meeting. March 5, 2009. San Francisco, CA.
Discohesive Malignant Melanoma Simulating a Bullous Dermatoses. J Cutan Pathol 2009;Feb 36(2): 274-279.
Shrinkage of cutaneous specimens: formalin or other factors involved? J Cutan Pathol 2008:35;1093-1096.
Indeterminate Cell Tumor-A Rare Dendritic Cell Neoplasm. Am J Surg Pathol 2008;32:1868-1876.
Suppurative Inflammation with Microabscesses and Pseudocyst formation is a characteristic histologic manifestation of Cutaneous infections with rapid-growing Mycobacterium species. Am J Clin Pathol 2008;130:514-517
Lymphocytic Thrombophilic Arteritis. Arch Dermatol 2008;144:1175-1182.
Who Sends What-A Comparison of Dermatopathology Referral Patterns from Dermatologists, Pathologists, and Dermatopathologists. J Cutan Pathol 2008;35:658-661.
Modified Approach to the Histopathologic Diagnosis of Onychomycosis. J Am Acad Dermatolo 2007;57:849-853.
Juvenile Conjunctival Nevus. Am J Surg Pathol 2008;32:399-406
GMS is superior to PAS for diagnosis of onychomycosis. J Cutan Pathol 2008;35:745-747.
August 2008 Case of the Month