Derm In-Review

Skin Lesion – Friday Pop Quiz 01/08
Granular cell tumors
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Histologically, this lesion shows plump, polygonal cells arranged in nests and fascicles with granular cytoplasm. Which immunohistochemical stain would be positive? A. CD31 B. Synaptophysin C. Factor XIIIa D. S-100 E. CD34 To find out the correct answer and read the explanation, click here.  Brought to you by our brand partner Derm In-Review.  A product of SanovaWorks. …
It’s Mnemonic Monday! Painful Skin Tumors
painful skin tumors
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On this Mnemonic Monday, we challenge you to remember painful skin tumors with the following mnemonic: BLEND AN EGG Blue rubber bleb Leiomyoma Eccrine spiradenoma Neuroma Dermatofibroma Angiolipoma Neurilemmoma Endometriosis Granular cell tumor Glomus tumor Click HERE to print your mnemonic card.   Study More! Need a refresher on cutaneous tumors? Check out the following …
It’s Mnemonic Monday! Angioid Streaks
Angioid Streaks
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On this Mnemonic Monday, we challenge you to remember conditions associated with angioid streaks with the following mnemonic: APPLES Anemia, sickle cell Pseudoxanthoma elasticum Paget’s disease of the bone Lead poisoning Ehlers-Danlos Sclerosis, tuberous Click HERE to print your mnemonic card.   Study More! Need a refresher on eye findings in genodermatoses? Check out the f …