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Spitz Nevus of the Lid (Benign Juvenile Melanoma, Spindle-Epitheloid-Cell Nevus), Histology

Spitz Nevus of the Lid (Benign Juvenile Melanoma, Spindle-Epitheloid-Cell Nevus), Histology
Spindle cells that are very similar to those in a melanocytic nevus and react positively to S100 and HMB-45 antibodies indicating melanocytic origin. Differential diagnosis of malignant melanoma can be very difficult.
Prof. J. M. Rohrbach,Univ.-Augenklinik Tübingen, Germany, Deutschsprachige Ophthalmo-Pathologen (DOP), 1992
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Lids -> Tumors, Neoplasma -> Benign Tumors -> Spitz Nevus of the Lid (Benign Juvenile Melanoma, Spindle-Epitheloid-Cell Nevus)
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