Pedram Gerami

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Angiotropism in epidermotropic metastatic melanoma: another clue to the diagnosis
    Pedram Gerami
    Department of Dermatology, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Dermatopathol 28:429-33. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Oral mucosal MALT lymphoma clinically simulating oral facial granulomatosis
    Pedram Gerami
    Department of Dermatology, Northwest University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Int J Dermatol 46:868-71. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Histomorphologic assessment and interobserver diagnostic reproducibility of atypical spitzoid melanocytic neoplasms with long-term follow-up
    Pedram Gerami
    Department of Dermatology Robert H Lurie Cancer Center Department of Preventive Medicine and the Robert H Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Il Department of Pathology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Dermatopathology, UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles Departments of Pathology and Dermatology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA Pathology Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA Department of Pathology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Rabkin Dermatopathology Laboratory, P C, Tarentum, PA Departments of Pathology Dermatology, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI Department of Pathology, Section of Dermatopathology Department of Dermatology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX Department of Histopathology, Royal Surrey County Hospital and Division of Clinical Medicine, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, UK Tissue Pathology and Diagnostic Oncology, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Melanoma Institute Australia and The University of Sydney, NSW, Australia Departments of Dermatology, Chonnam National University Medical School, Gwangju, Korea
    Am J Surg Pathol 38:934-40. 2014
  4. doi request reprint Fluorescence in situ hybridization for distinguishing nevoid melanomas from mitotically active nevi
    Pedram Gerami
    Northwestern University and the Feinberg School of Medicine and the Lurie Cancer Cancer, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Surg Pathol 33:1783-8. 2009
  5. doi request reprint A 10-year, single-institution analysis of clinicopathologic features and sentinel lymph node biopsy in thin melanomas
    Chelsea Cooper
    Department of Dermatology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois
    J Am Acad Dermatol 69:693-9. 2013
  6. doi request reprint A highly specific and discriminatory FISH assay for distinguishing between benign and malignant melanocytic neoplasms
    Pedram Gerami
    Department of Dermatologyand the Robert H Lurie Cancer Center, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Surg Pathol 36:808-17. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Sensitivity of fluorescence in situ hybridization for melanoma diagnosis using RREB1, MYB, Cep6, and 11q13 probes in melanoma subtypes
    Pedram Gerami
    Department of Dermatology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 676 N St Clair Street, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Arch Dermatol 146:273-8. 2010
  8. pmc Copy number gains in 11q13 and 8q24 [corrected] are highly linked to prognosis in cutaneous malignant melanoma
    Pedram Gerami
    Department of Dermatology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 676 N St Clair Street, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Mol Diagn 13:352-8. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Comparative analysis of atypical spitz tumors with heterozygous versus homozygous 9p21 deletions for clinical outcomes, histomorphology, BRAF mutation, and p16 expression
    Pedram Yazdan
    Departments of Dermatology Preventive Medicine Robert H Lurie Cancer Center, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL Department of Dermatopathology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
    Am J Surg Pathol 38:638-45. 2014
  10. ncbi request reprint Melanocytic nevi with an atypical epithelioid cell component: clinical, histopathologic, and fluorescence in situ hybridization findings
    Pedram Pouryazdanparast
    Department of Dermatology, Robert H Lurie Cancer Center, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 676 N St Clair Street, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Surg Pathol 35:1405-12. 2011

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  1. ncbi request reprint Angiotropism in epidermotropic metastatic melanoma: another clue to the diagnosis
    Pedram Gerami
    Department of Dermatology, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Dermatopathol 28:429-33. 2006
    ..The differential diagnosis of locally recurrent melanoma with an epidermal component can be extremely challenging and the presence of angiotropism may be a clue to the diagnosis of EMMM...
  2. ncbi request reprint Oral mucosal MALT lymphoma clinically simulating oral facial granulomatosis
    Pedram Gerami
    Department of Dermatology, Northwest University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Int J Dermatol 46:868-71. 2007
    ..Increased awareness and familiarity with oral mucosal MALT lymphoma and its clinical associations are of significant importance for optimal management of this condition...
  3. ncbi request reprint Histomorphologic assessment and interobserver diagnostic reproducibility of atypical spitzoid melanocytic neoplasms with long-term follow-up
    Pedram Gerami
    Department of Dermatology Robert H Lurie Cancer Center Department of Preventive Medicine and the Robert H Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Il Department of Pathology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Dermatopathology, UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles Departments of Pathology and Dermatology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA Pathology Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA Department of Pathology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Rabkin Dermatopathology Laboratory, P C, Tarentum, PA Departments of Pathology Dermatology, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI Department of Pathology, Section of Dermatopathology Department of Dermatology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX Department of Histopathology, Royal Surrey County Hospital and Division of Clinical Medicine, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, UK Tissue Pathology and Diagnostic Oncology, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Melanoma Institute Australia and The University of Sydney, NSW, Australia Departments of Dermatology, Chonnam National University Medical School, Gwangju, Korea
    Am J Surg Pathol 38:934-40. 2014
    ..This study may provide some guidance regarding histologic assessment of these enigmatic tumors...
  4. doi request reprint Fluorescence in situ hybridization for distinguishing nevoid melanomas from mitotically active nevi
    Pedram Gerami
    Northwestern University and the Feinberg School of Medicine and the Lurie Cancer Cancer, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Surg Pathol 33:1783-8. 2009
    ..Additionally, our study presents further evidence that dermal mitoses alone without other diagnostic features such as nuclear atypia and lack of maturation does not constitute sufficient evidence alone for a diagnosis of melanoma...
  5. doi request reprint A 10-year, single-institution analysis of clinicopathologic features and sentinel lymph node biopsy in thin melanomas
    Chelsea Cooper
    Department of Dermatology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois
    J Am Acad Dermatol 69:693-9. 2013
    ..SLNB in this population remains controversial because of low rates of node positivity and inconsistent prognostic parameters...
  6. doi request reprint A highly specific and discriminatory FISH assay for distinguishing between benign and malignant melanocytic neoplasms
    Pedram Gerami
    Department of Dermatologyand the Robert H Lurie Cancer Center, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Surg Pathol 36:808-17. 2012
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Sensitivity of fluorescence in situ hybridization for melanoma diagnosis using RREB1, MYB, Cep6, and 11q13 probes in melanoma subtypes
    Pedram Gerami
    Department of Dermatology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 676 N St Clair Street, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Arch Dermatol 146:273-8. 2010
    ..To evaluate the diagnostic sensitivity of fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) using probes targeting 6p25, 6q23, 11q13, and Cep6 in melanoma subtypes...
  8. pmc Copy number gains in 11q13 and 8q24 [corrected] are highly linked to prognosis in cutaneous malignant melanoma
    Pedram Gerami
    Department of Dermatology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 676 N St Clair Street, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Mol Diagn 13:352-8. 2011
    ..Fluorescence in situ hybridization targeting these loci may be a useful standardized prognostic marker in melanoma skin cancer...
  9. ncbi request reprint Comparative analysis of atypical spitz tumors with heterozygous versus homozygous 9p21 deletions for clinical outcomes, histomorphology, BRAF mutation, and p16 expression
    Pedram Yazdan
    Departments of Dermatology Preventive Medicine Robert H Lurie Cancer Center, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL Department of Dermatopathology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
    Am J Surg Pathol 38:638-45. 2014
    ..Coexisting BRAF mutation and 9p21 deletion was more common in conventional melanomas than in ASTs with heterozygous or homozygous 9p21 deletion. BRAF mutation was highly uncommon among the ASTs. ..
  10. ncbi request reprint Melanocytic nevi with an atypical epithelioid cell component: clinical, histopathologic, and fluorescence in situ hybridization findings
    Pedram Pouryazdanparast
    Department of Dermatology, Robert H Lurie Cancer Center, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 676 N St Clair Street, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Surg Pathol 35:1405-12. 2011
    ..Further, we report a novel finding of polyploidy seen in certain cases of benign N-AECC...
  11. doi request reprint Homogeneous staining regions for cyclin D1, a marker of poor prognosis in malignant melanoma
    Bryan Gammon
    Department of Dermatology, School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 676 N St Clair, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Dermatopathol 34:487-90. 2012
    ..0 to 1.4 mm. These additional cases of melanoma with an aggressive clinical course provide further evidence of the prognostic significance of HSR for cyclin D1 in melanoma. Larger cohort studies are needed to validate this observation...
  12. ncbi request reprint Distinctive clinical and histologic features in cutaneous melanoma with copy number gains in 8q24
    Pedram Pouryazdanparast
    Department of Dermatology, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Surg Pathol 36:253-64. 2012
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  13. doi request reprint Integrating clinical/dermatoscopic findings and fluorescence in situ hybridization in diagnosing melanocytic neoplasms with less than definitive histopathologic features
    Beatrice Nardone
    Department of Dermatology, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 66:917-22. 2012
    ..It has also been demonstrated that fluorescence in situ hybridization can be used to differentiate melanomas from nevi based on chromosomal copy number aberrations...
  14. ncbi request reprint Cutaneous involvement with marginal zone lymphoma
    Pedram Gerami
    Department of Dermatology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 63:142-5. 2010
    ..Distinguishing primary cutaneous MZL (PCMZL) from secondary cutaneous MZL (SCMZL) is of utmost importance for prognostic and therapeutic approach...
  15. ncbi request reprint Fluorescence in situ hybridization as a tool for microstaging in malignant melanoma
    Marissa D Newman
    Department of Dermatology, The Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Mod Pathol 22:989-95. 2009
    ..The sensitivity is independent of the morphological features, and the assay performs well in nevoid melanoma cases...
  16. doi request reprint Fluorescence in situ hybridization as an ancillary method for the distinction of desmoplastic melanomas from sclerosing melanocytic nevi
    Pedram Gerami
    Department of Dermatology, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 38:329-34. 2011
    ..However, in this setting a negative FISH test is of limited diagnostic value. Our findings suggest that prior reports about the high sensitivity of the FISH test for melanoma diagnosis need to be adjusted according to melanoma subtype...
  17. ncbi request reprint The role of 8q24 copy number gains and c-MYC expression in amelanotic cutaneous melanoma
    Pedram Pouryazdanparast
    Department of Dermatology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Mod Pathol 25:1221-6. 2012
    ..As MITF is a frequently used marker to establish melanocytic lineage in melanoma, our study also raises the important clinical consideration that amelanotic melanomas, especially those with gains in 8q24 may lack expression of MITF...
  18. doi request reprint Molecular analysis of a case of nevus of ota showing progressive evolution to melanoma with intermediate stages resembling cellular blue nevus
    Pedram Gerami
    Dermatology and daggerPathology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Dermatopathol 32:301-5. 2010
    ..Copy number changes typical of melanoma were identified by both FISH and CGH in the morphologically malignant areas illustrating the relationship of tumor progression and the progressive acquisition of genetic aberrations...
  19. doi request reprint Two cases of multiple spitz nevi: correlating clinical, histologic, and fluorescence in situ hybridization findings
    Susan L Boone
    Department of Dermatology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Arch Dermatol 147:227-31. 2011
    ..We describe 2 cases of patients with multiple Spitz nevi and their FISH results...
  20. doi request reprint Polyploidy in spitz nevi: a not uncommon karyotypic abnormality identifiable by fluorescence in situ hybridization
    Anjeli Krishnan Isaac
    Department of Dermatology, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Dermatopathol 32:144-8. 2010
    ..The other case was from a 14-year-old man from the ankle. All 4 cases that were polyploid were confirmed using a probe for the X chromosome. This article highlights the importance of polyploidy as a feature of some benign Spitz nevi...
  21. ncbi request reprint Superficial melanocytic neoplasms with pagetoid melanocytosis: a study of interobserver concordance and correlation with FISH
    Pedram Gerami
    Department of Dermatology and the Lurie Cancer Center, The Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Surg Pathol 34:816-21. 2010
    ..There is considerable discordance in superficial melanocytic neoplasm with prominent pagetoid melanocytosis even among expert consultants. There is likely a subset of such cases where FISH can play a significant role as a diagnostic aid...
  22. doi request reprint Risk assessment for atypical spitzoid melanocytic neoplasms using FISH to identify chromosomal copy number aberrations
    Pedram Gerami
    Department of Dermatology and Robert H Lurie Cancer Center, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Surg Pathol 37:676-84. 2013
    ..Cases with homozygous 9p21 deletions have the greatest risk. Cases with 6p25 or 11q13 gains also have higher risk for aggressive clinical behavior than FISH-negative atypical Spitz tumors or cases with 6q23 deletions...
  23. doi request reprint Update in molecular diagnostics in melanocytic neoplasms
    Chelsea Cooper
    Department of Dermatology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Adv Anat Pathol 19:410-6. 2012
    ..Lastly, we discuss a phenomenon known as paradoxical activation of wild-type BRAF seen in patients treated with vemurafenib and some potential clinical presentations of this process...
  24. doi request reprint Enhanced detection of spitzoid melanomas using fluorescence in situ hybridization with 9p21 as an adjunctive probe
    Bryan Gammon
    Department of Dermatology, Northwestern University School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Surg Pathol 36:81-8. 2012
    ..9p21 may be particularly helpful in lesions with spitzoid morphology...
  25. ncbi request reprint Distinguishing epithelioid blue nevus from blue nevus-like cutaneous melanoma metastasis using fluorescence in situ hybridization
    Pedram Pouryazdanparast
    Department of Pathology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Surg Pathol 33:1396-400. 2009
    ..The test and the parameters previously established can perform with high sensitivity and specificity when dealing with this differential diagnosis...
  26. ncbi request reprint Desmoplastic nevus of chronically sun-damaged skin: an entity to be distinguished from desmoplastic melanoma
    Michael Sidiropoulos
    Department of Dermatology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL and Robert H Lurie Cancer Center, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
    Am J Dermatopathol 36:629-34. 2014
    ..We believe that our study offers some useful clinical, histologic, and immunohistochemical clues to help differentiate DSNs on CSD skin from DMs. ..
  27. ncbi request reprint High incidence of gastrointestinal tract disorders and autoimmunity in primary cutaneous marginal zone B-cell lymphomas
    Joan Guitart
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Dermatology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois
    JAMA Dermatol 150:412-8. 2014
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first comprehensive study addressing comorbidities associated with primary cutaneous marginal zone B-cell lymphomas (PCMZLs)...
  28. doi request reprint Superficial paramucosal clear cell sarcoma of the soft parts resembling melanoma in a 13-year-old boy
    Michael Sidiropoulos
    Department of Dermatology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 40:265-8. 2013
    ..Fluorescence in situ hybridization confirmed the presence of the t(12;22) (ESWR1-ATF1) translocation...
  29. doi request reprint Cytogenetic and mutational analyses of melanocytic tumors
    Pedram Gerami
    Department of Dermatology, Northwestern University, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Dermatol Clin 30:555-66, v. 2012
    ..Mutation analysis not only is important in treatment decision making but also can be used for improved diagnostic accuracy, staging, and prognosis...
  30. doi request reprint Epithelioid and fusiform blue nevus of chronically sun-damaged skin, an entity distinct from the epithelioid blue nevus of the Carney complex
    Pedram Yazdan
    Department of Dermatology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Surg Pathol 37:81-8. 2013
    ..We also postulate that the epithelioid pattern may represent a subclone of the conventional blue nevus component induced by chronic UV damage...
  31. doi request reprint Local lymph node micrometastasis in a patient with negative sentinel lymph node biopsies after lymphatic mapping with wide local excision of primary melanoma on the head/neck area
    Christiane Querfeld
    Department of Dermatology, Robert H Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Dermatopathol 33:745-8. 2011
    ..Our findings highlight the importance of a careful histopathologic approach that may have prognostic impact on outcome and survival...
  32. ncbi request reprint Fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) as an ancillary diagnostic tool in the diagnosis of melanoma
    Pedram Gerami
    Department of Dermatology and the Lurie Cancer Center, Northwestern University, The Feinberg School of Medicine University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Am J Surg Pathol 33:1146-56. 2009
    ..As a diagnostic aid to traditional histologic evaluation, this assay can have significant clinical impact and improve classification of melanocytic neoplasms with conflicting morphologic criteria...
  33. doi request reprint Diagnostic utility of low-affinity nerve growth factor receptor (P 75) immunostaining in atypical fibroxanthoma
    Christian Bull
    Department of Dermatopathology, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 38:631-5. 2011
    ..However, a recent study concluded that p75 is not a specific marker of neuroectodermal tumors; furthermore, p75 staining in AFX has only been evaluated in a few cases...
  34. doi request reprint Fluorescence in situ hybridization for distinguishing cellular blue nevi from blue nevus-like melanoma
    Bryan Gammon
    Department of Dermatology, Northwestern University School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 38:335-41. 2011
    ..Although the majority of CBN can be readily distinguished from blue nevus-like melanoma by conventional microscopy, there are a subset of cases where this distinction may be exceedingly difficult or impossible...
  35. doi request reprint Alemtuzumab for relapsed and refractory erythrodermic cutaneous T-cell lymphoma: a single institution experience from the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center
    Christiane Querfeld
    Section of Dermatology, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Leuk Lymphoma 50:1969-76. 2009
    ..Alemtuzumab is particularly effective in patients with erythrodermic CTCL with acceptable toxicities. Combined strategies with alemtuzumab may achieve molecular remissions with longer response durations...
  36. ncbi request reprint Histopathologic and immunohistochemical characterization of rash to human epidermal growth factor receptor 1 (HER1) and HER1/2 inhibitors in cancer patients
    Beatrice Nardone
    Department of Dermatology, Robert H Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 16:4452-60. 2010
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Atypical spitz tumors with 6q23 deletions: a clinical, histological, and molecular study
    Lisa Shen
    Department of Dermatology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL Abbott Molecular Laboratories, Des Plaines, IL and Robert H Lurie Cancer Center, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
    Am J Dermatopathol 35:804-12. 2013
    ..08) and focal ulceration (P = 0.19). Furthermore, we also depict and illustrate the challenges that may occur in accurately identifying 6q23 deletions using fluorescence in situ hybridization in ASTs...
  38. doi request reprint 'Monster cell' melanoma with pulmonary metastasis and cyclin D1 amplification
    Elena B Hawryluk
    Department of Dermatology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 40:61-5. 2013
    ..The presence of monster cells in melanoma was associated with aggressive behavior in the reported patient...
  39. doi request reprint Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma and Staphylococcus aureus colonization
    Victoria Nguyen
    Department of Dermatology, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 59:949-52. 2008
    ..Bacterial infections are a common complication of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL). The most common pathogen of cutaneous infections in CTCL patients is Staphylococcus aureus...
  40. doi request reprint Clumped perinuclear BAP1 expression is a frequent finding in sporadic epithelioid Spitz tumors
    Bryan Gammon
    Department of Dermatology, Northwestern University School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 40:538-42. 2013
    ..Loss of BAP1 has been observed in cutaneous epithelioid Spitz tumors. These cutaneous melanocytic tumors show a distinct histopathologic phenotype characterized by an intradermal sheet-like proliferation of epithelioid melanocytes...
  41. doi request reprint An immunohistochemical analysis of pseudomelanocytic nests mimicking melanoma in situ: report of 2 cases
    Kimberly M Nicholson
    Department of Dermatology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Dermatopathol 32:633-7. 2010
    ....
  42. doi request reprint Update on fluorescence in situ hybridization in melanoma: state of the art
    Pedram Gerami
    Department of Dermatology, Northwestern University and The Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 135:830-7. 2011
    ..Recent studies show that a melanoma FISH assay has great potential for becoming an important diagnostic adjunct in classification of melanocytic lesions and in diagnosis of melanoma...
  43. doi request reprint Making a mountain out of a molehill: NRAS, mosaicism, and large congenital nevi
    Pedram Gerami
    Department of Dermatology and Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Invest Dermatol 133:2127-30. 2013
    ..We discuss the link between mosaic NRAS mutations, cellular senescence, and clinical phenotype in these nevi. ..
  44. pmc Embryonic signaling in melanoma: potential for diagnosis and therapy
    Luigi Strizzi
    Children s Memorial Research Center, Robert H Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 2300 Children s Plaza, Box 222, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
    Lab Invest 91:819-24. 2011
    ..Further exploitation of the relationship between embryonic signaling pathways and cancer pathogenesis could lead to novel approaches for diagnosis and therapy in cancers, such as melanoma...
  45. ncbi request reprint Folliculotropic mycosis fungoides: an aggressive variant of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma
    Pedram Gerami
    Department of Dermatology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and the Robert H Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Arch Dermatol 144:738-46. 2008
    ....
  46. doi request reprint Eyebrow epilation by threading: an increasingly popular procedure with some less-popular outcomes-a comprehensive review
    Jason Litak
    Department of Dermatology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois Department of Dermatology, College of Medicine, University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois Department of Dermatology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois
    Dermatol Surg 37:1051-4. 2011
    ..The authors have indicated no significant interest with commercial supporters...
  47. ncbi request reprint Chromosomal copy number changes supporting the classification of lentiginous junctional melanoma of the elderly as a subtype of melanoma
    Marissa D Newman
    Department of Dermatology, The Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Mod Pathol 22:1258-62. 2009
    ..A total of 17 control cases of lentiginous junctional nevi tested negative for all criteria. These findings support the classification of this pattern of melanocytic neoplasia as a subtype of melanoma...
  48. ncbi request reprint The spectrum of histopathologic and immunohistochemical findings in folliculotropic mycosis fungoides
    Pedram Gerami
    Northwestern University and The Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Surg Pathol 31:1430-8. 2007
    ..However, there have been few large histologic studies characterizing the various histopathologic patterns...
  49. ncbi request reprint p63 in Primary Cutaneous Carcinosarcoma
    Ki Young Suh
    Department of Dermatology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Am J Dermatopathol 29:374-7. 2007
    ..In addition, the staining pattern of AE1/AE3 and p63 in these cases further supports the conversion theory of PCC...
  50. ncbi request reprint The relationship between neutrophilic dermatosis of the dorsal hands and sweet syndrome: report of 9 cases and comparison to atypical pyoderma gangrenosum
    Hobart W Walling
    Department of Dermatology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA
    Arch Dermatol 142:57-63. 2006
    ..Its relationship to acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis (Sweet syndrome), pyoderma gangrenosum, and a primary vasculitis has been debated...
  51. ncbi request reprint Clinicopathologic challenge. Regional lymphomatoid papulosis, type A
    Vishakha Sharma
    Section of Dermatology, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Int J Dermatol 46:905-9. 2007
  52. ncbi request reprint Basaloid folliculolymphoid hyperplasia: a distinctive finding in follicular mycosis fungoides
    Pedram Gerami
    Department of Dermatology, Northwestern University and Medical Center, The Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 34:29-32. 2007
    ..Hence, we describe the clinical-pathologic findings of basaloid folliculolymphoid hyperplasia in these three patients with follicular mycosis fungoides...
  53. doi request reprint Applying the new TNM classification system for primary cutaneous lymphomas other than mycosis fungoides and S├ęzary syndrome in primary cutaneous marginal zone lymphoma
    Pedram Gerami
    Department of Dermatology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 59:245-54. 2008
    ..However, few large series on this entity have been reported, including the new TNM (tumor, (lymph) node, metastasis) classification for non-mycosis fungoides cutaneous lymphomas...
  54. doi request reprint Cyclin D1 homogeneous staining regions by fluorescent in situ hybridization: a possible indicator of aggressive behavior in melanomas
    Pedram Gerami
    Arch Dermatol 144:1235-6. 2008
  55. ncbi request reprint Panniculitis with histiocytoid/immature neutrophils is not limited to histiocytoid panniculitic Sweet syndrome
    Pedram Gerami
    Am J Dermatopathol 29:596. 2007
  56. doi request reprint Touton-like giant cells in a Spitz's nevus
    Joan Guitart
    J Cutan Pathol 35:694-5. 2008