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Notable Notes
May 2015

Fashionable Pathology

Author Affiliations
  • 1Skin and Cancer Foundation Australia, New South Wales, Westmead, Australia
  • 2Department of Dermatology, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, New South Wales, Australia
  • 3Department of Dermatology, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown, New South Wales, Australia
JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(5):548. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.5205

Morphological descriptions of cutaneous lesions lend themselves to comparisons with the world around us, such as the realms of food,1 animals, or plants.2 Over the ages, the dermatology literature has also been draped with descriptive terms that conjure up ideas of style and fashion.

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