Case posted by Dr Maraya Bittencourt

    Case DO052: Men, 42 years old, pigmented lesion in the back, unknown time of evolution.

    Clark nevus? Melanoma?


    UPDATED... Case Video of the Week - WATCH AND LEARN...

    This week's video is a FIFTEENTH in a series of wonderful case videos presented by the incomparable Dr Jag Bhawan. Originally enjoyed at the well received Miami Understanding Dermatopathology Course from June 2015.

    All I can say is WATCH AND LEARN...

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    Jag Bhawan, MD, received his MD degree from Maulana Azad Medical College and a doctorate degree in Pathology from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India. Trained in Pathology and Dermatopathology at St Vincent Hospital in Worcester, MA prior to joining the University of Massachusetts Medical School as the head of Dermatopathology and Assistant Professor of Pathology. He has published over 200 original articles, written several book chapters and co-authored an interactive dermatopathology atlas on CD-ROM. Jag Bhawan serves on the editorial board of the American Journal of Dermatopathology and is a trustee of the Dermatology Foundation.


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    Doctors Iskander Chaudhry and Abbie Pugh present this unmissible course.

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    Uma Sundram, MD, PhD, received her MD and PhD degrees from Stanford University in Stanford, CA, in 1999, as a Fairchild Scholar. She completed her residency in Anatomic Pathology and fellowship in Surgical Pathology at Stanford, counting among her mentors Drs. Richard Kempson, Ronald Dorfman, and Roger Warnke. She then completed her dermatopathology fellowship with the late Dr. Sabine Kohler, who was her colleague and mentor until 2008. Dr. Sundram served several leadership roles at Stanford, including interim Medical Director and Fellowship Program Director. She left Stanford in early 2015 to join Associated Pathology Medical Group in Los Gatos, CA. In October 2015 she moved with her family to the metro Detroit area and is now Clinical Professor of Pathology at Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine and an attending Dermatopathologist at Beaumont Health Systems in Royal Oak, MI. Dr. Sundram has published over 50 peer reviewed articles, written several book chapters, and serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Cutaneous Pathology. is a professional, educational website with a comprehensive set of resources for the diagnosis of both common and rare skin conditions. It has a vast image and video bank plus self-study quizzes compiled by specialists from around the world. Dermatopathology is a wonderful discipline which, with the right level of dedication, commitment and service may bring about enormous personal satisfaction, but most importantly, influences the care and management of patients.