Am J Dermatopathol 2016 Sep;38(9):664-71
*The Laboratoire Central d'Anatomie Pathologique, Hôpital L. Pasteur, University of Nice, Nice, France; †Nail's Dermatology Consultations, Cannes, France; ‡UOC Dermatologia, Ospedale Civile, Imperia, Italia; §Division of Genetic of Skin Carcinogenesis, Section of Normal and Neoplastic Epidermal Differentiation, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany; ¶Department of Pathology, West Kent Oncology Center, Maidstone Hospital, Hermitage Lane, England; ‖Service de Chirurgie Plastique, University of Nice, Nice, France; and **Institut Polyclinique de Cannes, Cannes, France.
: Besides onychomatricoma (OM), which shows a clinical band pattern of nail plate thickening, 2 new onychomatrical tumors with this clinical feature have recently been described: onychocytic matricoma (OCM) and in situ onychocytic carcinoma.Objective
: The purpose of this study was to present 4 cases of OCMs and compare their clinical and histopathologic characteristics with usual OMs.Methods
: We studied 4 cases of OCMs with nail clipping in 3 cases and an extensive immunohistochemical study for hair-related keratins and epithelial keratins. Read More