Wolfgang Weyers

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Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The magic of numbers: malignant melanoma between science and pseudoscience
    Wolfgang Weyers
    Center for Dermatopathology, Freiburg, Germany
    Am J Dermatopathol 33:371-8. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Jacob Henle--a pioneer of dermatopathology
    Wolfgang Weyers
    Center for Dermatopathology, Freiburg, Germany
    Am J Dermatopathol 31:6-12. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Otto Schrön--an early pioneer in dermatopathology
    Wolfgang Weyers
    Center for Dermatopathology, Freiburg, Germany
    Am J Dermatopathol 33:177-84. 2011
  4. doi request reprint The fallacy of the concept of invasion--critique in historical perspective with implications for diagnosis of early malignant neoplasms
    Wolfgang Weyers
    Center for Dermatopathology, Freiburg, Germany
    Am J Dermatopathol 34:91-102. 2012
  5. doi request reprint The 'epidemic' of melanoma between under- and overdiagnosis
    Wolfgang Weyers
    Center for Dermatopathology, Freiburg, Germany
    J Cutan Pathol 39:9-16. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Carl Rokitansky: his life, work, and contributions to dermatopathology on the occasion of his 200th birthday
    Wolfgang Weyers
    Center for Dermatopathology, Engelbergerstr 19, 79106 Freiburg, Germany
    Am J Dermatopathol 26:431-8. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint A. Bernard Ackerman--the "Legend" turns 70
    Wolfgang Weyers
    Center for Dermatopathology, Freiburg, Germany
    J Am Acad Dermatol 55:862-6. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Mycosis fungoides mimicking erysipelas
    Wolfgang Weyers
    Center for Dermatopathology Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 6:298-301. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Medical experiments on humans and the development of guidelines governing them: the central role of dermatology
    Wolfgang Weyers
    Center for Dermatopathology, Engelbergerstrasse 19, Freiburg 79098, Germany
    Clin Dermatol 27:384-94. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Merkel cell polyomavirus sequences are frequently detected in nonmelanoma skin cancer of immunosuppressed patients
    Ahmad Kassem
    Institute of Pathology, University Hospital Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    Int J Cancer 125:356-61. 2009

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Publications27

  1. doi request reprint The magic of numbers: malignant melanoma between science and pseudoscience
    Wolfgang Weyers
    Center for Dermatopathology, Freiburg, Germany
    Am J Dermatopathol 33:371-8. 2011
    ..Despite the large database being employed, they may be pseudoscience rather than science...
  2. doi request reprint Jacob Henle--a pioneer of dermatopathology
    Wolfgang Weyers
    Center for Dermatopathology, Freiburg, Germany
    Am J Dermatopathol 31:6-12. 2009
    ..Henle's contributions were significant enough to qualify him as one of the foremost pioneers of dermatopathology...
  3. doi request reprint Otto Schrön--an early pioneer in dermatopathology
    Wolfgang Weyers
    Center for Dermatopathology, Freiburg, Germany
    Am J Dermatopathol 33:177-84. 2011
    ..Schrön went on to study the histology and histopathology of the skin and was the first to discover desmosomes and the tonofilament system, although he did not recognize the true physiologic role of those structures...
  4. doi request reprint The fallacy of the concept of invasion--critique in historical perspective with implications for diagnosis of early malignant neoplasms
    Wolfgang Weyers
    Center for Dermatopathology, Freiburg, Germany
    Am J Dermatopathol 34:91-102. 2012
    ..The pillars of this concept are based on outdated suppositions of the 19th century that have no place in modern medicine...
  5. doi request reprint The 'epidemic' of melanoma between under- and overdiagnosis
    Wolfgang Weyers
    Center for Dermatopathology, Freiburg, Germany
    J Cutan Pathol 39:9-16. 2012
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Carl Rokitansky: his life, work, and contributions to dermatopathology on the occasion of his 200th birthday
    Wolfgang Weyers
    Center for Dermatopathology, Engelbergerstr 19, 79106 Freiburg, Germany
    Am J Dermatopathol 26:431-8. 2004
    ..On the occasion of his 200 birthday, this review describes the life and work of Rokitansky, including his discoveries, misconceptions, and contributions to dermatopathology...
  7. ncbi request reprint A. Bernard Ackerman--the "Legend" turns 70
    Wolfgang Weyers
    Center for Dermatopathology, Freiburg, Germany
    J Am Acad Dermatol 55:862-6. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Mycosis fungoides mimicking erysipelas
    Wolfgang Weyers
    Center for Dermatopathology Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 6:298-301. 2008
    ..It was confirmed by typical findings of mycosis fungoides in a second biopsy from a clinically inconspicuous patch. An identical T-cell receptor gamma-gene rearrangement was detected in lymphocytes of both biopsy specimens...
  9. doi request reprint Medical experiments on humans and the development of guidelines governing them: the central role of dermatology
    Wolfgang Weyers
    Center for Dermatopathology, Engelbergerstrasse 19, Freiburg 79098, Germany
    Clin Dermatol 27:384-94. 2009
    ..Questionable studies sponsored and performed by some of dermatology's most esteemed names continued even into the late 20th century...
  10. doi request reprint Merkel cell polyomavirus sequences are frequently detected in nonmelanoma skin cancer of immunosuppressed patients
    Ahmad Kassem
    Institute of Pathology, University Hospital Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    Int J Cancer 125:356-61. 2009
    ..How MCPyV contributes to the pathogenesis of NMSC, i.e., BD, SCC and BCC, in immunosuppressed patients and in addition, potentially to the pathogenesis of a subset of sporadic BCC needs further investigations...
  11. ncbi request reprint Follicular squamous cell carcinoma of the skin: a poorly recognized neoplasm arising from the wall of hair follicles
    Carlos Diaz-Cascajo
    Center for Dermatopathology, Postfach 1268, 79012 Freiburg, Germany
    J Cutan Pathol 31:19-25. 2004
    ..SCCs arising from the wall of hair follicles have been briefly mentioned by some authors but never reported in a series...
  12. doi request reprint Molecular diagnosis in dermatopathology: what makes sense, and what doesn't
    Markus Braun-Falco
    Department of Dermatology, University Medical Center Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    Exp Dermatol 18:12-23. 2009
    ..Thus, they will broaden our armamentarium for diagnostic pathology. Herein, some key techniques will be reviewed and their applicability towards the diagnosis of dermatological diseases critically discussed...
  13. ncbi request reprint Pigmented atypical fibroxanthoma: a tumor that may be easily mistaken for malignant melanoma
    Carlos Diaz-Cascajo
    Center for Dermatopathology, Freiburg, Germany
    Am J Dermatopathol 25:1-5. 2003
    ..The histopathologic diagnosis of pigmented atypical fibroxanthoma can be easily confirmed by immunohistochemistry and iron stain...
  14. doi request reprint Tumor of follicular infundibulum is Basal cell carcinoma
    Wolfgang Weyers
    Center for Dermatopathology Engelbergerstrasse19, 79106 Freiburg, Germany
    Am J Dermatopathol 31:634-41. 2009
    ..Those findings prompted us to conclude that TFI may be one of many manifestations of BCC rather than a differential diagnosis of it...
  15. ncbi request reprint Fibroblastic/myofibroblastic sarcoma of the skin: a report of five cases
    Carlos Diaz-Cascajo
    Center for Dermatopathology, Freiburg, Germany
    J Cutan Pathol 30:128-34. 2003
    ..The term myofibroblastic sarcoma, a controversial presumably distinctive entity, defines a malignant soft tissue tumor in which myofibroblasts are quantitatively the predominant cell type...
  16. ncbi request reprint Erythema annulare centrifugum: results of a clinicopathologic study of 73 patients
    Wolfgang Weyers
    Center for Dermatopathology, Freiburg, Germany
    Am J Dermatopathol 25:451-62. 2003
    ..If findings militate against the diagnosis of lupus erythematosus, we suggest using a descriptive term that signals non-specificity-namely, deep figurate erythema...
  17. ncbi request reprint The international society of dermatopathology at 25 years of age: a new era has begun
    Wolfgang Weyers
    Center for Dermatopathology, Freiburg, Germany
    Am J Dermatopathol 27:272-4. 2005
  18. ncbi request reprint 'Specific' cutaneous infiltrate of B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia at the site of a florid herpes simplex infection
    Mirjana Ziemer
    Department of Dermatology, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Freiburg, Germany
    J Cutan Pathol 32:581-4. 2005
    ..In those instances, neoplastic cells may be detected in skin lesions without an adverse effect on prognosis...
  19. doi request reprint Josef jadassohn--an appreciation on the occasion of his 150th birthday
    Wolfgang Weyers
    Center for Dermatopathology, Freiburg, Germany
    Am J Dermatopathol 35:742-51. 2013
    ..Moreover, Jadassohn left a phalanx of distinguished students, including Felix Lewandowsky, Wilhelm Lutz, Max Jessner, Hans Biberstein, Hermann Pinkus, and Marion B. Sulzberger...
  20. doi request reprint Frequent detection of Merkel cell polyomavirus in human Merkel cell carcinomas and identification of a unique deletion in the VP1 gene
    Ahmad Kassem
    Institute of Pathology, University Hospital Freiburg, and Center for Dermatopathology, Freiburg, Germany
    Cancer Res 68:5009-13. 2008
    ..The presence of MCPyV in the majority of MCC tissue specimens in our study strongly underlines a possible role for MCPyV as an etiologic agent in the carcinogenesis of MCC...
  21. ncbi request reprint Epidermotropic metastases from squamous cell carcinoma of the lower female genital tract mimicking primary Bowen's carcinoma
    Anja Bornkessel
    Department of Pathology, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Germany
    Am J Dermatopathol 28:220-2. 2006
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  22. ncbi request reprint Histopathology of anti-p200 pemphigoid
    Christian Rose
    Department of Dermatology, University of Lubeck, Germany
    Am J Dermatopathol 29:119-24. 2007
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Squamous cell carcinoma in pansclerotic morphea of childhood
    Uwe Wollina
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany
    Pediatr Dermatol 19:151-4. 2002
    ..It is very rare in morphea. Herein we describe SCC presenting as malignant ulcers in pansclerotic morphea of childhood in a 16-year-old boy...