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What would you call this CD34 positive malignant spindle cell neoplasm of the skin?

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December 16th, 2008


Continuing the Clinical Mock Dermatology Boards series:

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Didactic Session
Tertiary Syphilis Spirochetal Infections (Weedon Chapter 24)

Syphilis remains a major public health problem. However, with increased travel, very rare Spirochetal infections are now making inroads into Western Medicine. Above is a classic gumma of tertiary syphilis.
Unknown Slide Reviews
Metastatic Signet Ring Carcinoma-Breast Primary Unknown Slide Review Part 31

Test your diagnostic acumen with this review of interesting cases from this past week's signout.

These signet ring cells may be a primary cutaneous carcinoma but may also represent a metastasis. What additional immunohistochemical stains would you order to confirm the diagnosis?
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Paul K. Shitabata, M.D.
Dermatopathology Institute of LA BioMed