Franco Rongioletti

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Lichen myxedematosus (papular mucinosis): new concepts and perspectives for an old disease
    Franco Rongioletti
    Dermatology Section, Department of Endocrinological and Metabolic Diseases, Universiyy of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Semin Cutan Med Surg 25:100-4. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Different histologic patterns of cutaneous granulomas in systemic lymphoma
    Franco Rongioletti
    Center of Dermatopathology and Section of Dermatology, DISEM, University of Genoa, Italy
    J Am Acad Dermatol 51:600-5. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Unusual histological variants of cutaneous malignant melanoma with some clinical and possible prognostic correlations
    Franco Rongioletti
    Section of Dermatology, DISEM, University of Genoa, Italy
    J Cutan Pathol 32:589-603. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Melanocytic nevi of the breast: a histologic case-control study
    F Rongioletti
    Dermatopathology Center, Di S E M, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    J Cutan Pathol 31:137-40. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Disseminated porokeratosis with fatal metastatic squamous cell carcinoma: an additional case of "malignant disseminated porokeratosis"
    Franco Rongioletti
    Department of Endocrinological and Metabolic Diseases, Section of Dermatology, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Am J Dermatopathol 24:144-8. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Late onset vulvar steatocystoma multiplex
    F Rongioletti
    Department of Endocrinological and Metabolic Diseases, Section of Dermatology, University of Genoa, Italy
    Clin Exp Dermatol 27:445-7. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Cutaneous reactive angiomatoses: patterns and classification of reactive vascular proliferation
    Franco Rongioletti
    DISEM, University of Genoa
    J Am Acad Dermatol 49:887-96. 2003
  8. doi request reprint Lymph node melanosis from a primary cutaneous lesion combining a nodular (tumoral) melanosis and a congenital dermal melanocytic nevus
    Franco Rongioletti
    Section of Dermatology, DISSAL, DISC, University of Genova, Genoa, Italy
    Am J Dermatopathol 34:653-7. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Scleromyxedema with an interstitial granulomatous-like pattern: a rare histologic variant mimicking granuloma annulare
    Franco Rongioletti
    Section of Dermatology, DISEM, University of Genoa, Italy
    J Cutan Pathol 37:1084-7. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Atypical variant of galli-galli disease (grover-like eruption with lentiginous freckling) in a liver transplant patient
    Franco Rongioletti
    Section of Dermatology, Department of Endocrinological and Medical Sciences, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Am J Dermatopathol 33:504-7. 2011

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  1. ncbi request reprint Lichen myxedematosus (papular mucinosis): new concepts and perspectives for an old disease
    Franco Rongioletti
    Dermatology Section, Department of Endocrinological and Metabolic Diseases, Universiyy of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Semin Cutan Med Surg 25:100-4. 2006
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  2. ncbi request reprint Different histologic patterns of cutaneous granulomas in systemic lymphoma
    Franco Rongioletti
    Center of Dermatopathology and Section of Dermatology, DISEM, University of Genoa, Italy
    J Am Acad Dermatol 51:600-5. 2004
    ..The second type consists of granulomatous skin processes that are non-specific manifestations of the underlying lymphoma...
  3. ncbi request reprint Unusual histological variants of cutaneous malignant melanoma with some clinical and possible prognostic correlations
    Franco Rongioletti
    Section of Dermatology, DISEM, University of Genoa, Italy
    J Cutan Pathol 32:589-603. 2005
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Melanocytic nevi of the breast: a histologic case-control study
    F Rongioletti
    Dermatopathology Center, Di S E M, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    J Cutan Pathol 31:137-40. 2004
    ..Melanocytic nevi in the genital, acral, and flexural sites often display clinical and histologic features that may simulate melanoma. We verified whether this is the case also for nevi of the breast...
  5. ncbi request reprint Disseminated porokeratosis with fatal metastatic squamous cell carcinoma: an additional case of "malignant disseminated porokeratosis"
    Franco Rongioletti
    Department of Endocrinological and Metabolic Diseases, Section of Dermatology, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Am J Dermatopathol 24:144-8. 2002
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Late onset vulvar steatocystoma multiplex
    F Rongioletti
    Department of Endocrinological and Metabolic Diseases, Section of Dermatology, University of Genoa, Italy
    Clin Exp Dermatol 27:445-7. 2002
    ..We present two unrelated women with sporadic steatocystoma multiplex strictly confined to the vulva and arising at an older age. These cases represent an unusual localized form of the disorder...
  7. ncbi request reprint Cutaneous reactive angiomatoses: patterns and classification of reactive vascular proliferation
    Franco Rongioletti
    DISEM, University of Genoa
    J Am Acad Dermatol 49:887-96. 2003
    ..In this article, the authors review all these forms of reactive angioproliferations in the skin, suggest a novel title, cutaneous reactive angiomatoses, and propose a unifying pathogenetic mechanism...
  8. doi request reprint Lymph node melanosis from a primary cutaneous lesion combining a nodular (tumoral) melanosis and a congenital dermal melanocytic nevus
    Franco Rongioletti
    Section of Dermatology, DISSAL, DISC, University of Genova, Genoa, Italy
    Am J Dermatopathol 34:653-7. 2012
    ..We discuss the histopathological diagnosis of our primary cutaneous lesion and the sentinel lymph node microscopic findings, compare our case with the previous ones, and discuss the possible prognostic and therapeutic implications...
  9. doi request reprint Scleromyxedema with an interstitial granulomatous-like pattern: a rare histologic variant mimicking granuloma annulare
    Franco Rongioletti
    Section of Dermatology, DISEM, University of Genoa, Italy
    J Cutan Pathol 37:1084-7. 2010
    ..This observation expands the spectrum of scleromyxedema and highlights the difficulty in diagnosing this disabling condition...
  10. doi request reprint Atypical variant of galli-galli disease (grover-like eruption with lentiginous freckling) in a liver transplant patient
    Franco Rongioletti
    Section of Dermatology, Department of Endocrinological and Medical Sciences, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Am J Dermatopathol 33:504-7. 2011
    ..Although Grover disease has been described in the setting of solid organ transplantation and immunosuppression, this is the first report of an atypical variant of Galli-Galli disease occurring in a liver transplant patient...
  11. ncbi request reprint Sclerosing 'mucinous' blue naevus
    F Rongioletti
    Section of Dermatology and Centre of Dermatopathology, DISEM, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 148:1250-2. 2003
    ..This uncommon variant of blue naevus should be differentiated from desmoplastic-neurotropic melanoma, in which the presence of mucin stromal deposition is a more typical finding...
  12. doi request reprint Scleromyxedema: a multicenter study of characteristics, comorbidities, course, and therapy in 30 patients
    Franco Rongioletti
    Section of Dermatology, Dipartimento di Scienze della Salute, University of Genoa and S Martino University Hospital, Genoa, Italy
    J Am Acad Dermatol 69:66-72. 2013
    ..Scleromyxedema is associated with a monoclonal gammopathy and other comorbidities. Its prognostic and therapeutic features are poorly documented because most reports deal with single cases or small series...
  13. doi request reprint Pseudolymphomatous cutaneous angiosarcoma: a report of 2 new cases arising in an unusual setting
    Franco Rongioletti
    Section of Dermatology, University of Genova, Genova, Italy Department of Pathology, University of Genova, Genova, Italy
    J Cutan Pathol 40:848-54. 2013
    ..In the first case a possible relationship between radiotherapy and the pseudolymphomatous reactive pattern is discussed while the second case has been considered as a rare example of collision tumor. ..
  14. doi request reprint Squamomelanocytic tumor: a new case of a unique biphenotypic neoplasm of uncertain biological potential
    Franco Rongioletti
    Section of Dermatology, DISEM, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    J Cutan Pathol 36:477-81. 2009
    ..The biological behavior of this neoplasm remains currently uncertain...
  15. doi request reprint Leprosy: a diagnostic trap for dermatopathologists in nonendemic area
    Franco Rongioletti
    Section of Dermatology, DISEM, Department of Pathology, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Am J Dermatopathol 31:607-10. 2009
    ..The discordance between the clinical and histopathological diagnosis in the setting of leprosy is discussed...
  16. doi request reprint Lupus erythematosus tumidus: clinical, histopathological and serological aspects and therapy response of 21 patients
    Emanuele Cozzani
    Department of Endocrinological and Medical Sciences, University of Genoa, Viale Benedetto XV, Genoa 7, Italy
    Eur J Dermatol 20:797-801. 2010
    ..Spontaneous resolution of the skin lesions was never observed. Altogether, some evidence of heterogeneity is suggested, some cases strictly satisfying Kuhn et al's criteria, others resembling discoid lupus more closely...
  17. doi request reprint Obesity-associated lymphoedematous mucinosis
    Franco Rongioletti
    Section of Dermatology, DISEM, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    J Cutan Pathol 36:1089-94. 2009
    ..Mucin deposition on the shins is considered as an indicator of pretibial myxoedema, which is typically seen in patients with Graves' disease...
  18. doi request reprint Follicular mucinosis: a clinicopathologic, histochemical, immunohistochemical and molecular study comparing the primary benign form and the mycosis fungoides-associated follicular mucinosis
    Franco Rongioletti
    Section of Dermatology, DISEM, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    J Cutan Pathol 37:15-9. 2010
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  19. doi request reprint The histological and pathogenetic spectrum of cutaneous disease in monoclonal gammopathies
    Franco Rongioletti
    Section of Dermatology, DISEM, University School of Medicine, Genoa, Italy
    J Cutan Pathol 35:705-21. 2008
    ..In most cases, histopathology is crucial to confirm or to diagnose those skin conditions and is also very useful to understand their pathogenetic mechanisms...
  20. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of stratified epithelium-specific antinuclear antibodies in 138 patients with lichen planus
    Aurora Parodi
    Department of Endocrinological and Metabolic Sciences, Section of Dermatology, University of Genoa, Italy
    J Am Acad Dermatol 56:974-8. 2007
    ..Antibodies to stratified epithelia characterize chronic ulcerative stomatitis, an entity that very closely resembles erosive lichen planus both clinically and histologically. These antibodies are directed against a 70-kd antigen...
  21. ncbi request reprint Glial choristoma of the tongue
    Claudio Gambini
    Division of Pathology, Gaslini Hospital, DISEM, University of Genoa, Italy
    Am J Dermatopathol 27:360-1. 2005
  22. doi request reprint Cicatricial (scarring) alopecias: an overview of pathogenesis, classification, diagnosis, and treatment
    Franco Rongioletti
    Section of Dermatology, DISSAL, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Am J Clin Dermatol 13:247-60. 2012
    ..Recommendations for therapy are based upon a literature review, personal experience, expected adverse effects, and some pragmatic considerations such as the cost and patient compliance...
  23. doi request reprint Psoriasis induced or aggravated by drugs
    Franco Rongioletti
    Section of Dermatology, DISEM, University of Genoa, 16132, Genova, Italy
    J Rheumatol Suppl 83:59-61. 2009
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  24. ncbi request reprint Acral localized acquired cutis laxa associated with rheumatoid arthritis
    Franco Rongioletti
    Department of Endocrinological and Metabolic Disease, Section of Dermatology, and University of Genoa, Italy
    J Am Acad Dermatol 46:128-30. 2002
    ..Histopathology showed that the elastic fibers were lost in the areas of cutis laxa and decreased in adjacent skin. The pathogenetic relationship with rheumatoid arthritis or the intake of related drugs is discussed...
  25. ncbi request reprint "Proximal-type" epithelioid sarcoma in a young girl
    Claudio Gambini
    Division of Pathology, G Gaslini Hospital, Genoa, Italy
    Pediatr Dermatol 21:117-20. 2004
    ..This type of tumor appears to be somewhat more aggressive than the classical, distal type and it should be considered in the differential diagnosis of tumors showing rhabdoid features, in particular extrarenal malignant rhabdoid tumor...
  26. ncbi request reprint Histopathological features of flexural melanocytic nevi: a study of 40 cases
    F Rongioletti
    Centre of Dermatopathology, Institute of Dermatology, University of Genoa, Italy
    J Cutan Pathol 27:215-7. 2000
    ..Dermatopathologists should pay attention to the "nested and dyshesive pattern" of flexural nevi that may mimick histologic changes of melanoma...
  27. doi request reprint A unique case of multiple dermatomyofibromas
    G Viglizzo
    Department of Dermatology, IRCCS G Gaslini, Genoa, Italy
    Clin Exp Dermatol 33:622-4. 2008
    ..It is more common in adolescents and young adults, with a female preponderance. It usually appears as a single plaque or nodule. To our knowledge, this is the first case of multiple dermatomyofibromas reported in the literature...
  28. doi request reprint Multiple eruptive dermatofibromas and immunosuppression: report of two cases and review of the literature
    E Zaccaria
    Section of Dermatology, Di S E M, University of Genoa, Italy
    Int J Dermatol 47:723-7. 2008
    ..Here, we describe a patient with S├ęzary syndrome and a patient with multiple IgA myeloma who developed MEDF. These associations have not been reported previously...
  29. ncbi request reprint The histologic value of adnexal (eccrine gland and follicle) infiltration in mycosis fungoides
    F Rongioletti
    Center of Dermatopathology, University of Genoa, Italy
    J Cutan Pathol 27:406-9. 2000
    ..To verify the incidence and the possible diagnostic use of detecting adnexotropism in mycosis fungoides (MF)...
  30. ncbi request reprint Cutaneous mucinoses: microscopic criteria for diagnosis
    F Rongioletti
    Department of Epidemiological and Metabolic Diseases, Section of Dermatology, University of Genoa, Via le Benedetto XV, 7 16132 Genoa, Italy
    Am J Dermatopathol 23:257-67. 2001
    ..Lastly, neoplastic-hamartomatous cutaneous mucinoses include mucinous nevus, a benign hamartoma, and myxoma, which is a benign tumor to be differentiated from reactive cutaneous focal mucinosis...
  31. ncbi request reprint Granulomatous reaction after intradermal injections of hyaluronic acid gel
    Franco Rongioletti
    Arch Dermatol 139:815-6. 2003
  32. ncbi request reprint Eccrine syringofibroadenoma of clear cell variant: an immunohistochemical study
    Shasa Hu
    Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Am J Dermatopathol 27:228-31. 2005
    ..These results favor the dual differentiation of the clear cell variant of eccrine syringofibroadenoma toward ductal and secretory portions of the eccrine sweat gland...
  33. ncbi request reprint Cutaneous mucinous angiomatosis as a presenting sign of bone plasmacytoma: a new case of (A)ESOP syndrome
    Franco Rongioletti
    J Am Acad Dermatol 55:909-10. 2006
  34. doi request reprint Clinicopathologic challenge: an intermittent inguinal rash of 3 months' duration that progressed to involve the hands and arms
    Janelle Vega
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florida School of Medicine, Gainsville, Florida, USA
    Int J Dermatol 47:332-4. 2008
  35. ncbi request reprint Feasibility and diagnostic agreement in teledermatopathology using a virtual slide system
    Cesare Massone
    Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, A 8036 Graz, Austria
    Hum Pathol 38:546-54. 2007
    ..Moreover, the performance seems to have been influenced by the availability of complete clinical data and by the intrinsic difficulty of the pathology of inflammatory skin diseases...