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January 1936

HISTOLOGIC EVIDENCE OF EPITHELIOMA OF THE SKIN

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NEW YORK

From the Dermatologic Department of the New York Post-Graduate Medical School, Columbia University, George M. Mackee, director.

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1936;33(1):48-59. doi:10.1001/archderm.1936.01470070051005
Abstract

Textbooks on dermatology and cutaneous pathology and special articles treat of individual types of epithelioma, but consideration of the disease as a pathologic entity is to be found only in books on general pathology, and the subject is discussed in such a manner as to be of little help in the study of dermatopathology.

This communication is an attempt to present my concepts of the data collected on microscopic examination of material or evidence necessary for the recognition of the so-called precancerosis or early malignant development and of early and well established epithelioma of the skin.

The evidences of an epithelial malignant growth should be considered according to the various stages of development: (1) the so-called precancerosis or preepithelioma; (2) the early malignant neoplasm, and (3) the fully established malignant neoplasm.

A variable but high proportion of some pathologic conditions, such as inflammatory processes which persist for a

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