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Dermoscopy of Disseminated Superficial Actinic Porokeratosis

Dermoscopy of Disseminated Superficial Actinic Porokeratosis skINsight SECTION EDITOR: JAMES M. GRICHNIK, MD, PhD Dermoscopy of Disseminated Superficial Actinic Porokeratosis Pedro Zaballos, MD; Susana Puig, MD, PhD; Josep Malvehy, MD; Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain Editor’s Note: The skINsight section is a forum for the presentation of dermatologic images. The current ef- fort is to foster the recognition of patterns in dermatologic disease processes that may enhance both diagnostic and research capabilities. The initial focus is on dermoscopic images. Theoretically, these patterns reflect the interaction of specific gene defects with local environmental factors. The exercise here is to group lesions with similar dermoscopic patterns—not pathologic criteria. The ultimate benign or malignant behavior is not the focus of this section. HE LESIONS ARE FROM THE RIGHT ARM OF A 53-year-old man (Figure 1), the left leg of a 57-year-old woman (Figure 2), and the left arm of a 48-year-old man T (Figure 3) (size bar, 3 mm) affected with a disseminated superficial actinic porokeratosis. All 3 le- sions reveal a similar pattern. A “white track” structure can be identified at the periphery of the lesion with a brownish pigmentation in the inner side and with “double white track” in some parts of the lesion. This structure is http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA Dermatology American Medical Association

Dermoscopy of Disseminated Superficial Actinic Porokeratosis

JAMA Dermatology , Volume 140 (11) – Nov 1, 2004

Dermoscopy of Disseminated Superficial Actinic Porokeratosis

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skINsight SECTION EDITOR: JAMES M. GRICHNIK, MD, PhD Dermoscopy of Disseminated Superficial Actinic Porokeratosis Pedro Zaballos, MD; Susana Puig, MD, PhD; Josep Malvehy, MD; Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain Editor’s Note: The skINsight section is a forum for the presentation of dermatologic images. The current ef- fort is to foster the recognition of patterns in dermatologic disease processes that may enhance both diagnostic and research capabilities. The initial focus is on...
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American Medical Association
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2168-6068
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2168-6084
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10.1001/archderm.140.11.1410
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15545557
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Abstract

skINsight SECTION EDITOR: JAMES M. GRICHNIK, MD, PhD Dermoscopy of Disseminated Superficial Actinic Porokeratosis Pedro Zaballos, MD; Susana Puig, MD, PhD; Josep Malvehy, MD; Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain Editor’s Note: The skINsight section is a forum for the presentation of dermatologic images. The current ef- fort is to foster the recognition of patterns in dermatologic disease processes that may enhance both diagnostic and research capabilities. The initial focus is on dermoscopic images. Theoretically, these patterns reflect the interaction of specific gene defects with local environmental factors. The exercise here is to group lesions with similar dermoscopic patterns—not pathologic criteria. The ultimate benign or malignant behavior is not the focus of this section. HE LESIONS ARE FROM THE RIGHT ARM OF A 53-year-old man (Figure 1), the left leg of a 57-year-old woman (Figure 2), and the left arm of a 48-year-old man T (Figure 3) (size bar, 3 mm) affected with a disseminated superficial actinic porokeratosis. All 3 le- sions reveal a similar pattern. A “white track” structure can be identified at the periphery of the lesion with a brownish pigmentation in the inner side and with “double white track” in some parts of the lesion. This structure is

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JAMA DermatologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Nov 1, 2004

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