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The Dermatology Dozen
Didactic Session
Unknown Slide Review
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The Dermatology Dozen
Making a Good First Impression

April 14th, 2009

Greetings!


Our Sixth D.R.A.F.T. is on Tuesday, April 21st, 2009 at 630PM at the Dermatopathology Institute.

Continuing the Clinical Mock Dermatology Boards series:

Infections in Pediatric Dermatology


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


Thanks!
Dr. S
Didactic Session
Kaposi Sarcoma Promontory Sign

Vascular Tumors-Weedon Chapter 38

The promontory sign-neoplastic vessels surround pre-existing vessels which protrude into the neoplastic lumen. This is a helpful finding in early lesions of Kaposi sarcoma.

Unknown Slide Reviews
Porokeratosis of Mibelli Unknown Slide Review Part 43

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

This lesion has the low-power architecture of a benign keratosis but may be associated with later malignant degeneration.
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Thanks!

Dr. S
 

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