dermatopathology

It’s Mnemonic Monday! Trichorrhexis Nodosa
Trichorrhexis Nodosa
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On this Mnemonic Monday, we challenge you to remember conditions associated with trichorrhexis nodosa with the following mnemonic: TNN-MATCH TN-Trichorrhexis nodosa N-Netherton M-Menkey’s kinky hair A-Arginosuccinic aciduria T-Trichothiodystrophy C-Citrullinemia H-Hair Click HERE to download or print your mnemonic card. Study More! Need a refresher on hair shaft abnormali …
A Conversation with Dr. Perry Robins | 2021 Dermatology Hall of Fame Inductee
Dr. Perry Robins
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Celebrating those who advance dermatology The Dermatology Hall of Fame celebrates dermatologists and others who have contributed to the advancement of the dermatology profession. Created in 2017, the DHoF’s mission includes applauding achievement, promoting education, and remembering the history of dermatology. This year’s inductees include a list of esteemed doctors that have advanced t …
It’s Mnemonic Monday! Neurofibromatosis Major Diagnostic Criteria
Neurofibromatosis
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On this Mnemonic Monday, we challenge you to remember the major diagnostic criteria for neurofibromatosis type I with the following mnemonic: Chase Bank LOANS C- Café-au-lait spots B- Bony abnormalities (sphenoid wing dysplasia, pseudoarthrosis, sphenoid dysplasia, scoliosis) L- Lisch nodules (iris hamartomas) O-Optic glioma A- Axillary/inguinal freckling (Crowe’s sign …
It’s Mnemonic Monday! Stains for Mast Cells
stains for mast cells
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On this Mnemonic Monday, we challenge you to remember stains for Mast cells. "GIMME TO YOUR LEDER" Giemsa Toluidine blue Leder Remember  "rub me and take me to your Leder" as a mnemonic to remember that Leder stain still works after Darier's sign is induced (after de-granulation of mast cells). Side note: Not all stains are included here. Ex: tryptase and c-kit would also stain mast …
It’s Mnemonic Monday! Extramammary Paget’s Disease
Extramammary Paget’s disease immunohistochemical markers
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On this Mnemonic Monday, we challenge you to remember immunohistochemical markers for paget cells in Extramammary Paget’s Disease with the following mnemonic: "EXTRA GROSS LOVE PASSES CANCER" Extra- Extramammary Paget’s Disease Gross- Gross cystic disease fluid protein 15 (GCDFP-15) LOVE- Low molecular weight cytokeratins PASses- Period acid-Schiff (PAS) CANCER- CEA The wo …