Publications

Occlusive Nonvasculitic Vasculopathy.
Am J Dermatopathol 2017 Sep;39(9):637-662
*Associate Staff of the Department of Dermatology, Department of Dermatology, Hospital Universitario de la Princesa, Universidad Autónoma, Madrid, Spain; †Associate Staff of the Department of Dermatology, Department of Dermatology, Fundación Jiménez Diaz, Universidad Autónoma, Madrid, Spain; ‡Director of Dermatopathology, Department of Dermatology, Hospital Clínico Universitario, Salamanca, Spain; §Director of Dermatopathology, Dermatopathology Research Unit, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria; ¶Director of Dermatopathology, Dermatopathologie Laboratory, Friedrichschafen, Germany; and ‖Chairman of the Department of Dermatology, Department of Dermatology, Hospital Clínico Universitario, Salamanca, Spain.

AL Amyloidoma of the Skin/Subcutis: Cutaneous Amyloidosis, Plasma Cell Dyscrasia or a Manifestation of Primary Cutaneous Marginal Zone Lymphoma?
Am J Surg Pathol 2017 Aug;41(8):1069-1076
Departments of *Pathology †Medicine, Nova Scotia Health Authority (Central Zone) ‡Department of Pathology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada §Department of Dermatology, Fundación Jiménez Díaz, University Hospital La Princesa, Madrid, Spain ∥Dermatopathology Friedrichshafen, Friedrichshafen, Germany ¶Institute of Pathology and Microbiology, Wilhelminenspital, Vienna, Austria #Department of Dermatology, Research Unit Dermatopathology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria.

The Histopathological Spectrum of Pseudolymphomatous Infiltrates in Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus.
Am J Dermatopathol 2017 Jun 20. Epub 2017 Jun 20.
*Research Unit Dermatopathology, Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria; †Anatomic Pathology Unit, Hospital Universitário Polydoro Ernani de São Thiago, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Florianópolis, Brazil; ‡Anatomic Pathology Unit, Macerata General Hospital, Macerata, Italy; §Anatomic Pathology Unit, Department of Surgical Science and Integrated Diagnostics, University of Genoa, IRCCS AOU San Martino IST, Genoa, Italy; ¶Dermatopathology Unit, San Gallicano Dermatology Institute, Rome, Italy; ‖Department of Dermatology, Galliera Hospital, Genoa, Italy; **School of Pathology, University of Milan, Fondazione IRCCS Ca' Granda-Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy; and ††Department of Dermatology, Hospital Clínico Universitario Lozano Blesa, Zaragoza, Spain.




Interstitial Mycosis Fungoides: A Clinicopathologic Study of 21 Patients.
Am J Surg Pathol 2016 Oct;40(10):1360-7
*Research Unit Dermatopathology, Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria †Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena ‡Department of Dermatology, Galliera Hospital, Genoa §Division of Dermatology, San Gallicano Dermatological Institute, Rome, Italy.



Distinctive Pattern of Adipophilin Expression in Necrobiotic Xanthogranuloma.
Am J Dermatopathol 2016 Jun;38(6):468-70
*Department of Biomedicine and Prevention, Institute of Anatomic Pathology, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy †Unit of Dermatopathology, San Gallicano Dermatological Institute, IRCCS Rome, Rome, Italy ‡Research Unit of Dermatopathology, Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria.

"Apocrine Hidrocystoma and Cystadenoma"-like Tumor of the Digits or Toes: A Potential Diagnostic Pitfall of Digital Papillary Adenocarcinoma.
Am J Surg Pathol 2016 Mar;40(3):410-8
*Department of Dermatology, Fundación Jiménez Díaz †Department of Dermatology, Hospital Universitario de la Princesa, Universidad Autónoma, Madrid, Spain ‡Dermatopathology Friedrichshafen, Friedrichshafen, Germany §Dermatopathology Research Unit, Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria.

Indolent CD8-positive lymphoid proliferation of acral sites: three further cases of a rare entity and an update on a unique patient.
J Cutan Pathol 2016 Feb 13;43(2):125-36. Epub 2015 Nov 13.
Dermatopathology Department, St John's Institute of Dermatology, Guy's & St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK.

Genomic aberrations in spitzoid melanocytic tumours and their implications for diagnosis, prognosis and therapy.
Pathology 2016 Feb 18;48(2):113-31. Epub 2016 Jan 18.
Department of Pathology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, United States; Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis Center for Molecular Oncology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, United States.

Clinicopathologic Features of Hydroa Vacciniforme-Like Lymphoma: A Series of 9 Patients.
Am J Dermatopathol 2016 Jan;38(1):20-5
*Centre for Dermatology & Dermatopathology and School of Medicine, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México/Hospital General de México "Eduardo Liceaga," México, DF, Mexico; and †Research Unit Dermatopathology, Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria.

Intralymphatic Spread Is a Common Finding in Cutaneous CD30+ Lymphoproliferative Disorders.
Am J Surg Pathol 2015 Nov;39(11):1511-7
*Research Unit Dermatopathology, Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria †Anatomic Pathology Unit, Gaetano Rummo Hospital, Benevento ‡Dermatology Unit, University of Sassari, Sassari §Department of Dermatopathology, San Gallicano Dermatology Institute, Rome, Italy.



Cutaneous Spindle-Cell B-Cell Lymphomas: Most are Neoplasms of Follicular Center Cell Origin.
Am J Surg Pathol 2015 Jun;39(6):737-43
*Cutaneous Hematopathology Clinic, National Institute of Health Sciences and Nutrition, Salvador Zubirán, Mexico City, Mexico †Research Unit of Dermatopathology, Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria ‡Departments of Pathology and Dermatology, University of California, San Francisco §UCSF Helen A. Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, San Francisco, CA.

Cutaneous manifestations of angioimmunoblastic T-cell lymphoma: clinical and pathological characteristics.
Am J Dermatopathol 2015 Apr;37(4):274-83
*Department of Pathology, Capital District Health Authority and Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada; †Department of Dermatology, Research Unit Dermatopathology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria; and ‡Department of Medicine, Capital District Health Authority and Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada.

Convergent mutations and kinase fusions lead to oncogenic STAT3 activation in anaplastic large cell lymphoma.
Cancer Cell 2015 Apr;27(4):516-32
Department of Molecular Biotechnology and Health Science and Center for Experimental Research and Medical Studies, University of Torino, 10126 Torino, Italy; Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY 10021, USA; Department of Pathology and NYU Cancer Center, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016, USA. Electronic address:

Immunohistochemistry in the diagnosis of cutaneous bacterial infections.
Am J Dermatopathol 2015 Mar;37(3):179-93; quiz 194-6
*Associate Professor of Dermatology and Dermatologist (Dr Molina-Ruiz), Chairman and Professor of Dermatology (Dr Requena), Department of Dermatology, Fundación Jiménez Díaz, Universidad Autónoma, Madrid, Spain; †Director of Dermatopathology and Professor of Dermatology, Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria; ‡Director of Dermatopathology Laboratory, Dermatopathologisches Gemeinschaftslabor of Friedrichshafen, Germany.

Bullous melanoma: a rare variant of melanoma causing practical problems in determination of tumor thickness.
Am J Dermatopathol 2015 Feb;37(2):133-7
*Research Unit of Dermatopathology, Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria; †Division of Dermatology, San Gallicano Dermatological Institute, Rome, Italy; and ‡Department of Dermatology, Fundación Jiménez Díaz, Universidad Autónoma, Madrid, Spain.

Lobular panniculitic infiltrates with overlapping histopathologic features of lupus panniculitis (lupus profundus) and subcutaneous T-cell lymphoma: a conceptual and practical dilemma.
Am J Surg Pathol 2015 Feb;39(2):206-11
*Research Unit of Dermatopathology, Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria †Department of Surgical Sciences, Milano-Bicocca University, Monza ‡Department of Pathology, S. Chiara Hospital, Trento §UD Anatomia Patologica, Osp. M. Melloni, Milano ∥Department of Pathology, S. Martino Hospital, Belluno #Unit of Pathology, University Hospital of Parma, Parma, Italy ¶Auckland Skin and Cancer Foundation, Auckland, New Zealand.

Immunohistochemistry in the diagnosis of cutaneous viral infections- part II: cutaneous viral infections by parvoviruses, poxviruses, paramyxoviridae, picornaviridae, retroviruses and filoviruses.
Am J Dermatopathol 2015 Feb;37(2):93-106
*Associate Professor of Dermatology and Dermatologist (Dr Molina-Ruiz), Chairman and Professor of Dermatology (Dr Requena), Department of Dermatology; †Pathologist, Department of Pathology, Fundación Jiménez Díaz, Universidad Autónoma, Madrid, Spain; ‡Dermatopathologist, Dermatophatologisches Gemeinschaftslabor, Friedrichshafen, Germany; and §Director of Dermatopathology and Professor of Dermatology, Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Austria.

Follicular malignant melanoma: primary follicular or folliculotropic?
Am J Dermatopathol 2015 Jan;37(1):15-9
*Research Unit of Dermatopathology, Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria; †Department of Dermatology, Fundación Jiménez Díaz, Universidad Autónoma, Madrid, Spain; and ‡Institute of Pathology, General Hospital of Leoben, Austria.

Immunohistochemistry in the diagnosis of cutaneous viral infections--part I. Cutaneous viral infections by herpesviruses and papillomaviruses.
Am J Dermatopathol 2015 Jan;37(1):1-14; quiz 12-4
*Associate Professor of Dermatology and Dermatologist (Dr Molina-Ruiz), Chairman and Professor of Dermatology (Dr Requena), Department of Dermatology; †Pathologist, Department of Pathology, Fundación Jiménez Díaz, Universidad Autónoma, Madrid, Spain; ‡Dermatopathologist, Dermatophatologisches Gemeinschaftslabor, Friedrichshafen, Germany; and §Director of Dermatopathology and Professor of Dermatology, Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Austria.

Histopathological diagnosis of atopic eruption of pregnancy and polymorphic eruption of pregnancy: a study on 41 cases.
Am J Dermatopathol 2014 Oct;36(10):812-21
*Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria; †Department of Dermatology, Universitad Técnica Particular de Loja, Loja, Ecuador; and ‡Department of Dermatology, University of L'Aquila, L'Aquila, Italy.

Clinicopathologic and molecular features in cutaneous extranodal natural killer-/T-cell lymphoma, nasal type, with aggressive and indolent course.
J Am Acad Dermatol 2014 Apr 14;70(4):716-23. Epub 2014 Jan 14.
Research Unit Dermatopathology, Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria. Electronic address:

Localized post-radiation Kaposi sarcoma in a renal transplant immunosuppressed patient.
Am J Dermatopathol 2014 Mar;36(3):270-3
*Dermatopathology Unit, and †Division of Dermatology, San Gallicano Dermatological Institute, Rome, Italy; ‡Department of Pathology, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy; and §Department of Dermatology, Research Unit Dermatopathology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria.

Cutaneous deposits.
Am J Dermatopathol 2014 Jan;36(1):1-48
*Assistant Professor of Dermatology, Fundación Jiménez Díaz, Universidad Autónoma, Madrid, Spain †Professor of Dermatology and Pathology, Research Unit Dermatopathology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria ‡Professor of Dermatology and Pathology, Dermatophatologische, Gemeinschaftslabor, Friedrichshafen, Germany §Professor of Dermatology, Department of Dermatology, Fundación Jiménez Díaz, Universidad Autónoma, Madrid, Spain.

NRAS and BRAF mutations in cutaneous melanoma and the association with MC1R genotype: findings from Spanish and Austrian populations.
J Invest Dermatol 2013 Apr 25;133(4):1027-33. Epub 2012 Oct 25.
Genetics and Computational Biology Department, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia .









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