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Featured Article
Sarcoidal Like Granuloma
Sarcoidal granulomas have a wide differential diagnosis. Even if a foreign body is identified, one should always be wary of an underling systemic sarcoidosis.

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 January 2009


Happy New Year!

We hope all of you had a relaxing Holiday season. If there are topics that you would like to see covered in our newsletters, please do not hesitate to contact us.

The Dermatopathology Institute
Unknown Slide Reviews
Eccrine Porocarcinoma Unknown Slide Review Part 22

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

What is this tumor that may be misdiagnosed as a basal cell carcinoma or squamous cell carcinoma?
Unknown Slide Reviews

Dermatopathology Slide Atlas

Diagnostic Pearls from the Dermatopathology Literature
Lymphocytic Thrombophilic Arteritis
Lymphocytic Thrombophilic Arteritis

Arch Dermatol 2008;144:1175-1182
This article describes in excellent detail a new disease with distinctive clinical and histopathological features. The photo on the right illustrates the striking clinical pattern of a livedo racemosa while convincingly demonstrating a true lymphocytic vasculitis.
If you would like one of our dermatopathologists to give a talk to your office or facility, please contact us directly.

Upcoming Talks
Kaiser Woodland Hills
February 17, 2009
Seven Things You Can't Say at a Dermatopathology Conference!

Bread of Life Church, Torrance
February 22nd, 2009
Malignant Melanoma-How a Dermatopathologist Can Assist You

Thank you!

Paul K. Shitabata, M.D.
President and Medical Director
Dermatopathology Institute
Director of Dermatopathology, Harbor-UCLA Dermatology