In 2005, in an editorial in the Archives of Dermatology (now JAMA Dermatology), we made a plea for a combined diagnostic approach to histopathologic and dermoscopic evaluation.1 We concluded our editorial with the following statement1 (p211):And it is encouraging to see that indeed there is an increased awareness by colleagues dealing with problematic and borderline melanocytic proliferations that has led to a more refined clinicodermoscopic and pathologic approach in the interpretation of these lesions.
Soyer HP, Lin LL, Prow TW. A Plea for Biobanking of All Equivocal Melanocytic Proliferations. JAMA Dermatol. 2013;149(9):1023–1024. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2013.4478