Comment on "Dermatopathology in Clinical Practice: Avoiding Abuse of Self-referral and Client Billing" (Cutis. 2013;92:12-14)
In his recent article, “Dermatopathology in Clinical Practice: Avoiding Abuse of Self-referral and Client Billing” (Cutis. 2013;92:12-14), Dr.
Angiolymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia (ALHE) presents as an increase in immature, primarily lymphatic vessels with plump endothelial cells...
Clear cell acanthoma (CCA) was first described by Degos et al in 1962. Also known as Degos acanthoma or pale cell acanthoma, CCA is an uncommon...
Dr. Bennett discusses the impact of health care reform on dermatopathology.
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Dermatopathology is as important to the specialty of dermatology and the care of patients with skin disease as is any element of the specialty.
Lichen planopilaris (LPP) is a chronic, progressive, scarring alopecia that clinically presents as patchy or diffuse hair loss. The crown and...
Idiopathic calcinosis cutis is an uncommon condition characterized by calcium deposits in the dermis, subcutis, and muscles that most commonly are...
Verruciform xanthomas typically present as asymptomatic, flat, solitary papules or plaques on the oral mucosa but also can occur on the genital...
A 66-year-old man presented with lesions growing on the nose of 5 years’ duration. He reported intermittent bleeding and purulent discharge from...
Myrmecia, named after the bulldog ant because of its clinical resemblance to an ant hill, is a plantar wart caused by human papillomavirus 1...
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To predict the effects of health care reform on the practice of dermatopathology, one must be either omnipotent or foolish.