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Corneal Ulcer
This corneal lesion is an appropriate presentation given this week's topic of Mycoses and Algal infections.

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January 13, 2009


I hope you all had a relaxing and enjoyable holiday season with your loved ones!

Continuing the Clinical Mock Dermatology Boards series:

Radiation Therapy

You may access other clinical Dermatology presentations by clicking on the Clinical Dermatology Reviews on the Quick Links.

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Didactic Session
Protothecosis Mycoses and Algal Infections (Weedon Chapter 25)

Fungal infections continue to present with unusual clinical and histopathologic presentations. The photo above depicts the distinctive shape of the algae-like organism Protothecosis.
Unknown Slide Reviews
Papillary Eccrine Adenoma Unknown Slide Review Part 32

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

This tumor exhibits glandular changes that resemble ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast. However, it is benign.
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Upcoming Presentations
Kaiser Woodland Hills
Seven Things You Can't Say at a Dermatopathology Conference!
February 17, 2009

Malignant Melanoma-A Dermatopathologist Viewpoint
Bread of Life Church
Torrance, CA
February 22, 2009


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Paul K. Shitabata, M.D.
Dermatopathology Institute of LA BioMed