Giuseppe Argenziano

Summary

Publications

  1. doi request reprint What dermoscopy tells us about nevogenesis
    Iris Zalaudek
    Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    J Dermatol 38:16-24. 2011
  2. doi request reprint A clinico-dermoscopic approach for skin cancer screening: recommendations involving a survey of the International Dermoscopy Society
    Giuseppe Argenziano
    Dermatology and Skin Cancer Unit, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova IRCCS, Viale Risorgimento 80, Reggio Emilia 42100, Italy Electronic address
    Dermatol Clin 31:525-34, vii. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Early diagnosis of melanoma: what is the impact of dermoscopy?
    Giuseppe Argenziano
    Dermatology Unit, Medical Department, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova, Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Dermatol Ther 25:403-9. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Accuracy in melanoma detection: a 10-year multicenter survey
    Giuseppe Argenziano
    Dermatology Unit, Medical Department, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova, Viale Risorgimento 80 42100 Reggio Emilia, Italy
    J Am Acad Dermatol 67:54-9. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Improving triage and management of patients with skin cancer: challenges and considerations for the future
    Giuseppe Argenziano
    Dermatology and Skin Cancer Unit, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova IRCCS, Viale Risorgimento 80, Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Expert Rev Anticancer Ther 12:609-21. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Total body skin examination for skin cancer screening in patients with focused symptoms
    Giuseppe Argenziano
    Department of Dermatology, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    J Am Acad Dermatol 66:212-9. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Slow-growing melanoma: a dermoscopy follow-up study
    G Argenziano
    Department of Dermatology, Second University of Naples, Via S Pansini, 5 80131 Naples, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 162:267-73. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Dermoscopy--the ultimate tool for melanoma diagnosis
    Giuseppe Argenziano
    Department of Dermatology, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Semin Cutan Med Surg 28:142-8. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Proposal of a new classification system for melanocytic naevi
    G Argenziano
    Department of Dermatology, Second University of Naples, Via S Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 157:217-27. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Dermoscopic monitoring of melanocytic skin lesions: clinical outcome and patient compliance vary according to follow-up protocols
    G Argenziano
    Pathologic Anatomy Service, Gaetano Rummo General Hospital, Benevento, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 159:331-6. 2008

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Publications107 found, 100 shown here

  1. doi request reprint What dermoscopy tells us about nevogenesis
    Iris Zalaudek
    Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    J Dermatol 38:16-24. 2011
    ..In this article, we intend to extract some of the salient points from published clinical and molecular studies on melanocytic tumors and attempt to assimilate them into an integrative concept of nevogenesis...
  2. doi request reprint A clinico-dermoscopic approach for skin cancer screening: recommendations involving a survey of the International Dermoscopy Society
    Giuseppe Argenziano
    Dermatology and Skin Cancer Unit, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova IRCCS, Viale Risorgimento 80, Reggio Emilia 42100, Italy Electronic address
    Dermatol Clin 31:525-34, vii. 2013
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Early diagnosis of melanoma: what is the impact of dermoscopy?
    Giuseppe Argenziano
    Dermatology Unit, Medical Department, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova, Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Dermatol Ther 25:403-9. 2012
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Accuracy in melanoma detection: a 10-year multicenter survey
    Giuseppe Argenziano
    Dermatology Unit, Medical Department, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova, Viale Risorgimento 80 42100 Reggio Emilia, Italy
    J Am Acad Dermatol 67:54-9. 2012
    ..Early excision is the only strategy to reduce melanoma mortality, but unnecessary excision of benign lesions increases morbidity and healthcare costs...
  5. doi request reprint Improving triage and management of patients with skin cancer: challenges and considerations for the future
    Giuseppe Argenziano
    Dermatology and Skin Cancer Unit, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova IRCCS, Viale Risorgimento 80, Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Expert Rev Anticancer Ther 12:609-21. 2012
    ..The aim of these recommendations is to propose an updated, rational system of triage, involving improved accuracy of diagnosis and more timely management of skin cancer by both general practitioners and dermatologists...
  6. doi request reprint Total body skin examination for skin cancer screening in patients with focused symptoms
    Giuseppe Argenziano
    Department of Dermatology, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    J Am Acad Dermatol 66:212-9. 2012
    ..The value of total body skin examination (TBSE) for skin cancer screening is controversial...
  7. doi request reprint Slow-growing melanoma: a dermoscopy follow-up study
    G Argenziano
    Department of Dermatology, Second University of Naples, Via S Pansini, 5 80131 Naples, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 162:267-73. 2010
    ..We initially evaluated five cases and found that none had baseline features suggestive of melanoma; excision was performed based on slight changes visible only in side-by-side comparisons of dermoscopic images...
  8. doi request reprint Dermoscopy--the ultimate tool for melanoma diagnosis
    Giuseppe Argenziano
    Department of Dermatology, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Semin Cutan Med Surg 28:142-8. 2009
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Proposal of a new classification system for melanocytic naevi
    G Argenziano
    Department of Dermatology, Second University of Naples, Via S Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 157:217-27. 2007
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Dermoscopic monitoring of melanocytic skin lesions: clinical outcome and patient compliance vary according to follow-up protocols
    G Argenziano
    Pathologic Anatomy Service, Gaetano Rummo General Hospital, Benevento, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 159:331-6. 2008
    ..Objective To examine clinical outcome and patient compliance using different follow-up protocols...
  11. doi request reprint Seven-point checklist of dermoscopy revisited
    G Argenziano
    Dermatology Unit, 1st Medical Department, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova, 42100 Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 164:785-90. 2011
    ..Most dermoscopic algorithms to diagnose melanoma were established more than 10 years ago and have been tested primarily on clear-cut melanomas and excised melanocytic naevi...
  12. doi request reprint Dermoscopy of patients with multiple nevi: Improved management recommendations using a comparative diagnostic approach
    Giuseppe Argenziano
    Pigmented Lesions Clinic, Department of Dermatology, Second University of Naples, Italy
    Arch Dermatol 147:46-9. 2011
    ..To assess the outcome on management recommendations of a comparative approach vs a morphologic approach in evaluating dermoscopic images of lesions from a series of patients with multiple nevi...
  13. doi request reprint Natural evolution of Spitz nevi
    Giuseppe Argenziano
    Dermatology Unit, 1st Medical Department, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova, Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Dermatology 222:256-60. 2011
    ..The natural evolution of melanocytic nevi is a complex, multifactorial process that can be studied by monitoring nevi on a long-term basis...
  14. doi request reprint Blue-black rule: a simple dermoscopic clue to recognize pigmented nodular melanoma
    G Argenziano
    Dermatology Unit, Medical Department, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova, Viale Risorgimento 80, 42100 Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 165:1251-5. 2011
    ..Dermoscopy improves melanoma recognition, but most criteria were described in the context of superficial spreading melanoma...
  15. ncbi request reprint Dermoscopy of pigmented skin lesions: results of a consensus meeting via the Internet
    Giuseppe Argenziano
    Department of Dermatology, Second University of Naples, Italy
    J Am Acad Dermatol 48:679-93. 2003
    ..There is a need for better standardization of the dermoscopic terminology in assessing pigmented skin lesions...
  16. ncbi request reprint Dermoscopy features of melanoma incognito: indications for biopsy
    Giuseppe Argenziano
    Department of Dermatology at Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    J Am Acad Dermatol 56:508-13. 2007
    ..Dermoscopy has been shown to increase the diagnostic accuracy of clinically equivocal lesions, but little is known about its ability to detect melanoma in the context of lesions that appear clinically benign...
  17. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and categorization of acral melanocytic lesions using teledermoscopy
    Domenico Piccolo
    Department of Dermatology, University of L Aquila, L Aquila, Italy
    J Telemed Telecare 10:346-50. 2004
    ..Teledermoscopy represents a useful tool for the diagnosis of acral melanoma and for the categorization of patterns that suggest benign or potentially malignant acral melanocytic lesions...
  18. doi request reprint Desmoplastic nevus: clinicopathologic keynotes
    Gerardo Ferrara
    Gaetano Rummo General Hospital, Benevento, Italy
    Am J Dermatopathol 31:718-22. 2009
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  19. doi request reprint Management rules to detect melanoma
    Aimilios Lallas
    Dermatology and Skin Cancer Unit, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova IRCCS, IT 42100 Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Dermatology 226:52-60. 2013
    ..3) Use the 10 seconds rule in single lesions. (4) Compare and monitor multiple moles. (5) Excise doubtful nodular lesions. (6) Combine clinical and dermoscopic criteria. (7) Combine clinical and histopathologic criteria...
  20. ncbi request reprint Dermoscopy improves accuracy of primary care physicians to triage lesions suggestive of skin cancer
    Giuseppe Argenziano
    Department of Dermatology, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    J Clin Oncol 24:1877-82. 2006
    ..The aim of this randomized study was to determine whether the adjunct of dermoscopy to the standard clinical examination improves the accuracy of PCPs to triage lesions suggestive of skin cancer...
  21. ncbi request reprint The spectrum of Spitz nevi: a clinicopathologic study of 83 cases
    Gerardo Ferrara
    Pathologic Anatomy Service, Gaetano Rummo General Hospital, Benevento, Italy
    Arch Dermatol 141:1381-7. 2005
    ..To achieve a clinicopathologic classification of Spitz nevi by comparing their clinical, dermoscopic, and histopathologic features...
  22. doi request reprint Nodules with a prominent vascular component
    Anna Sgambato
    Department of Dermatology, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Arch Dermatol 144:702. 2008
  23. doi request reprint Dermoscopy and confocal microscopy of nested melanoma of the elderly: recognizing a newly defined entity
    Caterina Longo
    Units of Dermatology and Skin Cancer, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova, Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico, Reggio Emilia, Italy
    JAMA Dermatol 149:941-5. 2013
    ..However, the clinical, dermoscopic, and confocal aspects have been depicted only partially...
  24. ncbi request reprint Vascular structures in skin tumors: a dermoscopy study
    Giuseppe Argenziano
    Department of Dermatology, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Arch Dermatol 140:1485-9. 2004
    ..To describe the different vascular structures seen by dermoscopy and to evaluate their association with various melanocytic and nonmelanocytic skin tumors in a large series of cases...
  25. doi request reprint "White" network in Spitz nevi and early melanomas lacking significant pigmentation
    Iris Zalaudek
    Dermatology and Skin Cancer Unit, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova, IRCCS, Reggio Emilia, Italy
    J Am Acad Dermatol 69:56-60. 2013
    ..Although white network has been described in both tumors, little is known about the frequency of this pattern in both tumors...
  26. ncbi request reprint Dermoscopic and histopathologic diagnosis of equivocal melanocytic skin lesions: an interdisciplinary study on 107 cases
    Gerardo Ferrara
    Pathologic Anatomy and Histology Service, G Rummo General Hospital, Benevento, Italy
    Cancer 95:1094-100. 2002
    ....
  27. doi request reprint Sclerosing nevus with pseudomelanomatous features (nevus with regression-like fibrosis): clinical and dermoscopic features of a recently characterized histopathologic entity
    Gerardo Ferrara
    Department of Oncology, Pathologic Anatomy Unit, Gaetano Rummo General Hospital, Benevento, Italy
    Dermatology 219:202-8. 2009
    ..Sclerosing nevi with pseudomelanomatous features or, else, nevi with regression-like fibrosis (NRLF) are histopathologic simulators of regressing melanoma...
  28. ncbi request reprint Jumping into the future using teledermoscopy
    Domenico Piccolo
    Department of Dermatology, University of L Aquila, L Aquila, Italy
    Skinmed 1:20-4. 2002
    ..Teledermoscopy uses telecommunication technologies to transfer images of pigmented skin lesions via the Internet for teleconsultation...
  29. ncbi request reprint Dermoscopic-pathologic correlation in an unusual case of pigmented basal cell carcinoma
    Luigi Rossiello
    Department of Dermatology, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Dermatol Surg 32:1509-12. 2006
  30. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of a two-step teledermatologic approach for the management of patients with multiple pigmented skin lesions
    Alessandro Di Stefani
    Department of Dermatology, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Dermatol Surg 33:686-92. 2007
    ..Recent studies demonstrating accuracy of teledermatology and teledermoscopy in the evaluation of pigmented skin lesions (PSL) have been performed only on PSL previously selected by face-to-face examination...
  31. doi request reprint Dermatoscopy of basal cell carcinoma: morphologic variability of global and local features and accuracy of diagnosis
    Davide Altamura
    Department of Dermatology, University of L Aquila, L Aquila, Italy
    J Am Acad Dermatol 62:67-75. 2010
    ..Early detection of basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is crucial to reduce the morbidity of this tumor...
  32. ncbi request reprint The many faces of blue nevus: a clinicopathologic study
    Gerardo Ferrara
    Pathologic Anatomy Service, Gaetano Rummo General Hospital, Benevento, Italy
    J Cutan Pathol 34:543-51. 2007
    ..In recent years, several histopathologic variants of blue nevus have been identified, whose clinical and dermoscopic correlates need further clarification...
  33. ncbi request reprint Dermoscopic changes in acral melanocytic nevi during digital follow-up
    Davide Altamura
    Department of Dermatology, University of L Aquila, L Aquila, Italy
    Arch Dermatol 143:1372-6. 2007
    ..To investigate changes in dermoscopic patterns of acquired acral melanocytic nevi (AAMN) over time...
  34. ncbi request reprint Dermoscopic-pathologic correlation: an atlas of 15 cases
    Gerardo Ferrara
    Pathologic Anatomy Unit, Gaetano Rummo General Hospital, Benevento, Italy
    Clin Dermatol 20:228-35. 2002
  35. doi request reprint Can noninvasive imaging tools potentially predict the risk of ulceration in invasive melanomas showing blue and black colors?
    Caterina Longo
    Dermatology and Skin Cancer Unit, Medical Department, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova, Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Melanoma Res 23:125-31. 2013
    ..As ulceration is a very significant prognostic factor, speculation arising from this study that dermoscopic black color may in some cases indicate incipient ulceration is worthy of further study...
  36. doi request reprint Inserting ex vivo fluorescence confocal microscopy perioperatively in Mohs micrographic surgery expedites bedside assessment of excision margins in recurrent basal cell carcinoma
    Caterina Longo
    Skin Cancer Unit, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova IRCCS, Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Dermatology 227:89-92. 2013
    ....
  37. doi request reprint Morphologic grading and treatment of facial actinic keratosis
    Iris Zalaudek
    Skin Cancer Unit, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova, Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico, Reggio Emilia, Viale Risorgimento 80, 42100 Reggio Emilia, Italy Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz Auenbruggerplatz 8 8046 Graz, Austria Electronic address
    Clin Dermatol 32:80-7. 2014
    ....
  38. doi request reprint New insights into nevogenesis: in vivo characterization and follow-up of melanocytic nevi by reflectance confocal microscopy
    Giovanni Pellacani
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    J Am Acad Dermatol 61:1001-13. 2009
    ..Development of melanocytic nevi is a complex process...
  39. doi request reprint Dermoscopic-pathologic correlation: apropos of six equivocal cases
    Gerardo Ferrara
    Department of Pathology, Gaetano Rummo General Hospital, Benevento, Italy
    Semin Cutan Med Surg 28:157-64. 2009
    ..The theoretic and practical aspects of a close interaction among dermoscopists and histopathologists are itemized in detail...
  40. doi request reprint Free-floating collagen fibers in interstitial mycosis fungoides
    Gerardo Ferrara
    Anatomic Pathology Unit Gaetano Rummo General Hospital, Benevento, Italy
    Am J Dermatopathol 32:352-6. 2010
    ..Such a finding further expands the histopathologic spectrum of mycosis fungoides and could be taken into account in its differential diagnosis from granuloma annulare, inflammatory morphea, and interstitial granulomatous drug reaction...
  41. pmc The influence of clinical information in the histopathologic diagnosis of melanocytic skin neoplasms
    Gerardo Ferrara
    Department of Pathology, Gaetano Rummo General Hospital, Benevento, Italy
    PLoS ONE 4:e5375. 2009
    ..We tested the relevance of clinical information in the histopathologic evaluation of melanocytic skin neoplasm (MSN)...
  42. doi request reprint Problematic lesions in the elderly
    Iris Zalaudek
    Dermatology and Skin Cancer Unit, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova, Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico IRCCS, Viale Risorgimento 80, Reggio Emilia 42100, Italy Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 8, Graz 8036, Austria Electronic address
    Dermatol Clin 31:549-64, vii-viii. 2013
    ..This article provides an overview of common and problematic skin lesions in elderly patients and addresses epidemiologic, clinical, and dermoscopic clues that aid the differential diagnosis and management of challenging skin lesions. ..
  43. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive imaging of skin tumors
    Eleonora Ruocco
    Department of Dermatology, Second University of Naples, Naples Department of Dermatology, University of Modena, Modena, Italy
    Dermatol Surg 30:301-10. 2004
    ..Finally, a hint to the use of cytodiagnosis for basal cell carcinoma is provided...
  44. doi request reprint Fibroepithelioma of Pinkus: case reports and review of the literature
    Camilla Reggiani
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Dermatology 226:207-11. 2013
    ....
  45. doi request reprint New directions in dermatopathology: in vivo confocal microscopy in clinical practice
    Caterina Longo
    Dermatology and Skin Care Unit, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova IRCCS, Viale Risorgimento 80, 42100 Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Dermatol Clin 30:799-814, viii. 2012
    ..The light and dark of confocal microscopy are briefly discussed in relation with its clinical applications...
  46. doi request reprint Reflectance confocal microscopy for the evaluation of solitary red nodules
    Elvira Moscarella
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Dermatology 224:295-300. 2012
    ..We discuss the advantages and limitations of this technique in this particular field of application...
  47. ncbi request reprint A pilot study of a combined dermoscopic-pathological approach to the telediagnosis of melanocytic skin neoplasms
    Gerardo Ferrara
    Pathological Anatomy, Gaetano Rummo City Hospital, Benevento, Italy
    J Telemed Telecare 10:34-8. 2004
    ..In this case step-sections of the sample were deemed to be required for definite diagnosis. The combined approach was helpful in detecting macroscopic and microscope sampling errors of melanocytic lesions during teleconsultation...
  48. ncbi request reprint Unusual association between acrokeratosis verruciformis of Hopf and multiple keratoacanthomas. Successful therapy with acitretin
    Pietro Farro
    Department of Dermatology, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 2:440-2. 2004
    ..A 62-year-old man presented with the unusual association of acrokeratosis verruciformis of Hopf and multiple keratoacanthomas. Both conditions were treated successfully with acitretin...
  49. doi request reprint Accuracy of dermoscopic criteria for discriminating superficial from other subtypes of basal cell carcinoma
    Aimilios Lallas
    Skin Cancer Unit, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova IRCCS, Reggio Emilia, Italy Electronic address
    J Am Acad Dermatol 70:303-11. 2014
    ..Although dermoscopic criteria of BCC have been investigated, the possible role of dermoscopy in predicting the tumor subtype remains unclear...
  50. doi request reprint Flat pigmented macules on sun-damaged skin of the head/neck: junctional nevus, atypical lentiginous nevus, or melanoma in situ?
    Iris Zalaudek
    Skin Cancer Unit, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova, Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico, Viale Risorgimento 80, 42100 Reggio Emilia, Italy Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 8, 8036 Graz, Austria Electronic address
    Clin Dermatol 32:88-93. 2014
    ....
  51. doi request reprint Blue lesions
    Caterina Longo
    Skin Cancer Unit, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova IRCCS, Viale Risorgimento 80, Reggio Emilia 42100, Italy Electronic address
    Dermatol Clin 31:637-47, ix. 2013
    ..This article provides an overview of the main diagnoses whereby blue color can be found, providing simple management rules for these lesions. ..
  52. doi request reprint The role of reflectance confocal microscopy as an aid in the diagnosis of collision tumors
    Elvira Moscarella
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Dermatology 227:109-17. 2013
    ..The term 'collision tumor' refers to the association of 2 or more different neoplasms within the same lesion. The association of a benign neoplasm with a malignant neoplasm is of particular significance and warrants diagnostic accuracy...
  53. doi request reprint Dermoscopy in general dermatology
    Aimilios Lallas
    Skin Cancer Unit, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova, IRCCS, Viale Risorgimento 80, Reggio Emilia 42100, Italy Electronic address
    Dermatol Clin 31:679-94, x. 2013
    ..In this article, we provide an up-to-date summary of data on dermoscopy in general dermatology. ..
  54. doi request reprint Update on non-melanoma skin cancer and the value of dermoscopy in its diagnosis and treatment monitoring
    Aimilios Lallas
    Skin Cancer Unit, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova, Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico, Reggio Emilia, Viale Risorgimento 80, 42100 Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Expert Rev Anticancer Ther 13:541-58. 2013
    ..This article provides an update on NMSC with special emphasis on dermoscopy in the diagnosis and management of basal cell carcinoma, actinic keratosis, Bowens' disease and squamous cell carcinoma...
  55. doi request reprint Confocal microscopy insights into the treatment and cellular immune response of Basal cell carcinoma to photodynamic therapy
    Caterina Longo
    Dermatology and Skin Cancer Unit, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova, IRCCS, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Dermatology 225:264-70. 2012
    ..Reflectance confocal microscopy (RCM) is a noninvasive imaging tool that has been applied in skin oncology and for BCC diagnosis. Moreover, RCM is a useful tool to determine noninvasive treatment efficacy of nonmelanoma skin cancer...
  56. ncbi request reprint Impact of dermoscopy on the clinical management of pigmented skin lesions
    Giuseppe Argenziano
    Department of Dermatology, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Clin Dermatol 20:200-2. 2002
  57. pmc Slow-growing melanoma: Report of five cases
    Paolo Roma
    Department of Dermatology, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    J Dermatol Case Rep 1:1-3. 2007
    ..CONCLUSION: Dermoscopy and digital follow up might be the key factors to improve the knowledge about the natural evolution of nevi and melanoma and the spectrum of undefined melanocytic proliferations...
  58. ncbi request reprint Intraepidermal dendritic melanocytes in spitzoid neoplasms
    Gerardo Ferrara
    Pathologic Anatomy Service, Gaetano Rummo General Hospital, Benevento, Italy
    Am J Dermatopathol 28:449-50. 2006
  59. doi request reprint Regarding the algorithm for the diagnosis of early mycosis fungoides proposed by the International Society for Cutaneous Lymphomas: suggestions from routine histopathology practice
    Gerardo Ferrara
    Pathologic Anatomy Service, Gaetano Rummo General Hospital, Benevento, Italy
    J Cutan Pathol 35:549-53. 2008
    ..Routine clinicopathologic practice is expected to refine/validate the scoring system proposed in 2005 by the International Society for Cutaneous Lymphomas (ISCL) for the diagnosing early mycosis fungoides (eMF), classical type...
  60. doi request reprint Problematic lesions in children
    Elvira Moscarella
    Skin Cancer Unit, First Medical Department, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova, IRCCS, Viale Risorgimento, 80, Reggio Emilia 42100, Italy Electronic address
    Dermatol Clin 31:535-47, vii. 2013
    ..Herein we describe common clinical and dermoscopic features of problematic lesions in children, focusing on congenital and Spitz/Reed nevi, and including other problematic lesions, such as atypical, blue, acral, and scalp nevi. ..
  61. doi request reprint The dermoscopic variability of pigment network in melanoma in situ
    Stefania Seidenari
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Medical University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Melanoma Res 22:151-7. 2012
    ..For the distinction between MIS and atypical naevi, the extension of an atypical network, the presence of more than one type of network, the distribution of reticular grey-blue areas and the lesion diameter must be considered...
  62. doi request reprint Dermoscopy of cutaneous sarcoidosis
    Riccardo Pellicano
    Department of Dermatology, Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza Hospital IRCCS, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    Dermatology 221:51-4. 2010
    ....
  63. ncbi request reprint Melanoacanthoma simulating pigmented spitz nevus: an unusual dermoscopy pitfall
    Luigi Rossiello
    Department of Dermatology, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Dermatol Surg 32:735-7. 2006
    ..The starburst pattern is the dermoscopic hallmark of pigmented Spitz nevus, although it has been rarely observed in melanoma as well...
  64. ncbi request reprint Dermoscopy of eccrine poroma
    Rachele Nicolino
    Department of Dermatology, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Dermatology 215:160-3. 2007
    ..We report 2 patients with EP and discuss the diagnostic significance of the observed dermoscopic findings...
  65. ncbi request reprint Dermoscopic classification of Spitz/Reed nevi
    Ketty Peris
    Department of Dermatology, University of L Aquila, L Aquila, Italy
    Clin Dermatol 20:259-62. 2002
  66. doi request reprint Pediatric atypical spitzoid neoplasms: a review with emphasis on 'red' ('spitz') tumors and 'blue' ('blitz') tumors
    Gerardo Ferrara
    Pathologic Anatomy Unit, Gaetano Rummo General Hospital, Via dell Angelo 1, Benevento, Italy
    Dermatology 220:306-10. 2010
    ..The diagnosis of pediatric atypical Spitz nevus/tumors (pASNT) is an emerging challenge in clinical dermatology and dermatopathology...
  67. ncbi request reprint Commentary: dermoscopy
    Vincenzo Ruocco
    Department of Dermatology, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Clin Dermatol 20:199. 2002
  68. ncbi request reprint "Compound blue nevus": a reappraisal of "superficial blue nevus with prominent intraepidermal dendritic melanocytes" with emphasis on dermoscopic and histopathologic features
    Gerardo Ferrara
    Pathologic Anatomy Service, Gaetano Rummo General Hospital, Benevento, Italy
    J Am Acad Dermatol 46:85-9. 2002
    ..Our findings confirm that CBN is a distinctive variant of blue nevus that may mimic cutaneous melanoma both clinically and dermoscopically...
  69. doi request reprint Granuloma faciale: a case report on long-term treatment with topical tacrolimus and dermoscopic aspects
    Giacomo Caldarola
    Department of Dermatology, Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza Hospital IRCCS, Viale Cappuccini, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
    Dermatol Ther 24:508-11. 2011
    ..Herein we describe the clinical, dermoscopic and histopathological findings in a patient affected by GF and its response to long-term topical treatment with tacrolimus 0.1% cream...
  70. doi request reprint Lentigo maligna in a young adult
    Gerardo Ferrara
    Pathologic Anatomy Unit, Gaetano Rummo General Hospital, Benevento, Italy
    Dermatology 217:66-8. 2008
    ..Lentigo maligna is mainly diagnosed in the elderly with severely sun-damaged skin...
  71. ncbi request reprint Dermoscopy of melanocytic neoplasms: Targetoid combined blue nevi
    Giuseppe Argenziano
    Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Arch Dermatol 140:1576. 2004
  72. ncbi request reprint Dermoscopy of melanocytic hyperplasias: subpatterns of lentigines (ink spot)
    Giuseppe Argenziano
    Second University of Naples, Italy
    Arch Dermatol 140:776. 2004
  73. ncbi request reprint Clinicopathologic features of systemic contact dermatitis from ethylenediamine in cetirizine and levocetirizine
    Francesco Cusano
    Dermatology Unit, Gaetano Rummo General Hospital, Benevento, Italy
    Dermatology 213:353-5. 2006
  74. ncbi request reprint High- and low-penetrance cutaneous melanoma susceptibility genes
    Maria Concetta Fargnoli
    Department of Dermatology, University of L Aquila, Coppito 2, 67100 L Aquila, Italy
    Expert Rev Anticancer Ther 6:657-70. 2006
    ..In addition, conflicting data are available on other potential low-penetrance genes encoding proteins involved in pigmentation, cell growth and differentiation, DNA repair or detoxifying of metabolites...
  75. doi request reprint Frequency of dermoscopic nevus subtypes by age and body site: a cross-sectional study
    Iris Zalaudek
    Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 8, 8036, Graz, Austria
    Arch Dermatol 147:663-70. 2011
    ..To subclassify acquired nevi by dermoscopic pattern...
  76. ncbi request reprint Dermoscopy of melanocytic neoplasms: subpatterns of melanoma--degrees of malignancy
    Giuseppe Argenziano
    Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Arch Dermatol 141:406. 2005
  77. ncbi request reprint Nonnecrobiotic necrobiotic xanthogranuloma
    Gerardo Ferrara
    Pathologic Anatomy Service Gaetano Rummo General Hospital, Benevento, Italy
    Am J Dermatopathol 29:306-8. 2007
  78. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of pigmented skin lesions by dermoscopy: web-based training improves diagnostic performance of non-experts
    G Pagnanelli
    Department of Dermatology, University of Rome Tor Vergata, P le dell Umanesimo 10, 00144 Rome, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 148:698-702. 2003
    ..Dermoscopy has been shown to enhance the diagnosis of melanoma. However, use of dermoscopy requires training and expertise to be effective...
  79. ncbi request reprint Clinical and dermatoscopic criteria for the preoperative evaluation of cutaneous melanoma thickness
    G Argenziano
    Department of Dermatology, Federico II University of Naples, Italy
    J Am Acad Dermatol 40:61-8. 1999
    ..Recently we reported the usefulness of epiluminescence microscopy (dermatoscopy) for in vivo detection of the phases of melanoma progression, as well as tumor depth...
  80. ncbi request reprint Pre-operative diagnosis of pigmented skin lesions: in vivo dermoscopy performs better than dermoscopy on photographic images
    P Carli
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florence, Italy
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 16:339-46. 2002
    ..Little is known about the possible influence of associated clinical features on the reliability of dermoscopic diagnosis during in vivo examination...
  81. ncbi request reprint Dermoscopy for the diagnosis of porokeratosis
    Mario Delfino
    Department of Dermatology, University Federico II of Naples, Italy
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 18:194-5. 2004
  82. ncbi request reprint Histopathologic interobserver agreement on the diagnosis of melanocytic skin lesions with equivocal dermoscopic features: a pilot study
    G Ferrara
    UO Anatomia Patologica, Azienda Ospedaliera G. Rummo, Benevento, Italy
    Tumori 86:445-9. 2000
    ..The need to establish more reliable epiluminescence microscopic and HP criteria by performing an improved and meticulous clinicopathologic correlation, e.g. by using telecommunication via Internet, is emphasized...
  83. ncbi request reprint Epiluminescence microscopy for the diagnosis of doubtful melanocytic skin lesions. Comparison of the ABCD rule of dermatoscopy and a new 7-point checklist based on pattern analysis
    G Argenziano
    Department of Dermatology, Federico II University of Naples, Italy
    Arch Dermatol 134:1563-70. 1998
    ....
  84. ncbi request reprint Instrument-, age- and site-dependent variations of dermoscopic patterns of congenital melanocytic naevi: a multicentre study
    S Seidenari
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, and Department of Dermatology, Italian Navy Main Hospital, Taranto, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 155:56-61. 2006
    ..We also classified small- and medium-sized congenital naevi (CN) into nine subtypes according to their macroscopic and dermoscopic aspects...
  85. ncbi request reprint Dermoscopy of pigmented skin lesions--a valuable tool for early diagnosis of melanoma
    G Argenziano
    Department of Dermatology, Second University of Naples, Italy
    Lancet Oncol 2:443-9. 2001
    ..However, the term 'dermoscopy', first used by Friedman and colleagues in 1991, is the most widely used...
  86. ncbi request reprint Superficial black network: an additional dermoscopic clue for the diagnosis of pigmented spindle and/or epithelioid cell nevus
    G Argenziano
    Department of Dermatology, Pathology Section, Federico II University of Naples, Italy
    Dermatology 203:333-5. 2001
    ..5% of SECN. Histopathologically, this network corresponds to focal areas of pigmented parakeratosis, producing a black reticulated appearance on the horizontal plane...
  87. ncbi request reprint Post-apopletic trigeminal trophic syndrome
    G Ferrara
    Pathologic Anatomy Service, Gaetano Rummo General Hospital, Benevento, Italy
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 15:153-5. 2001
    ..Diagnosis by scrape cytology in ruling-out basal cell carcinoma and other ulcerative skin diseases is discussed and the importance of neurological examination in disclosing hemi-anaesthesia of trigeminal dermatome(s) is emphasized...
  88. ncbi request reprint DNA ploidy and cyclin D1 expression in basal cell carcinoma of the head and neck
    S Staibano
    Departments of Biomorphological and Functional Sciences, Pathology Section, University Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Am J Clin Pathol 115:805-13. 2001
    ..A definite hypodiploid peak was associated with worse prognosis. The analysis of cyclin D1 expression and DNA ploidy may help identify BCC with an aggressive phenotype and a poor clinical outcome...
  89. ncbi request reprint Three-point checklist of dermoscopy: an open internet study
    I Zalaudek
    Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Austria
    Br J Dermatol 154:431-7. 2006
    ..In a pilot study, the three-point checklist of dermoscopy has been shown to represent a valid and reproducible tool with high sensitivity for the diagnosis of skin cancer in the hands of a small group of nonexperts...
  90. ncbi request reprint Naevogenesis: new thoughts based on dermoscopy
    I Zalaudek
    Br J Dermatol 154:793-4. 2006
  91. ncbi request reprint Age-related prevalence of dermoscopy patterns in acquired melanocytic naevi
    I Zalaudek
    Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 8, A 8036 Graz, Austria
    Br J Dermatol 154:299-304. 2006
    ..It has been suggested that most individuals harbour one predominant dermoscopic type among their naevi...
  92. ncbi request reprint Clinically equivocal melanocytic skin lesions with features of regression: a dermoscopic-pathological study
    I Zalaudek
    Department of Dermatology, University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Br J Dermatol 150:64-71. 2004
    ..One of the most confounding dermoscopic features, commonly seen in melanoma but in our experience also in melanocytic naevi, is represented by the so-called blue-white structures (BWS)...
  93. ncbi request reprint Internet-based program for automatic discrimination of dermoscopic images between melanomas and Clark naevi
    H Oka
    Br J Dermatol 150:1041. 2004
  94. ncbi request reprint Which is the most reliable method for teaching dermoscopy for melanoma diagnosis to residents in dermatology?
    G Argenziano
    Br J Dermatol 151:512-3. 2004
  95. ncbi request reprint Three-colour test in dermoscopy: a re-evaluation
    A Blum
    Br J Dermatol 150:1040. 2004
  96. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and management of melanocytic skin lesion in the pediatric praxis. A review of the literature
    I Zalaudek
    Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Minerva Pediatr 60:291-312. 2008
    ..Moreover, we discuss recent concepts regarding nevogenesis and highlight some controversial aspects regarding childhood melanoma...
  97. ncbi request reprint Dermoscopy for challenging melanoma; how to raise the 'red flag' when melanoma clinically looks benign
    I Zalaudek
    Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Br J Dermatol 153:200-2. 2005
    ..The case presented here refers to a melanoma clinically simulating dermatofibroma that was biopsied because dermoscopic examination revealed unusual features that did not confirm the clinical diagnosis...
  98. ncbi request reprint Collision of basal cell carcinoma with seborrhoeic keratosis: a dermoscopic aid to histopathology?
    G Ferrara
    Clin Exp Dermatol 30:586-7. 2005
  99. ncbi request reprint The specific dermoscopic criteria of Bowen's disease
    I Zalaudek
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 20:361-2. 2006
  100. ncbi request reprint Glomerular vessels in Bowen's disease
    I Zalaudek
    Br J Dermatol 151:720. 2004
  101. ncbi request reprint Lymphatic spread of melanoma mimicking Kaposi-like angiodermatitis
    G Ferrara
    Br J Dermatol 149:909-10. 2003