Welcome back to Dr. King! Dr. King and Dr. Phil Mitchell have been in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe for the past 2 weeks helping to kick start an advanced trauma training course for the nursing school. This course was established through a Global Grant with Rotary International, and the Rotary Clubs of Knoxville and the Rotary Clubs …

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The International Collaboration on Cancer Reporting (ICCR) has released a paper in the American Journal of Surgical Pathology with recommendations to help establish more uniform reporting of invasive melanomas, so that the pathology reports that patients and clinicians receive have the elements that are clinically important. The article can be freely downloaded at this link: http://journals.lww.com/ajsp/Fulltext/2013/12000/Data_Set_for_Pathology_Reporting_of_Cutaneous.3.aspx One …

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Patients with Muir-Torre Syndrome develop sebaceous neoplasms as well as one or more visceral malignancies.  Our dermatopathologists screen sebaceous neoplasms using immunohistochemistry stains to evaluate for loss of expression of DNA mismatch repair proteins MLH1, MSH2, MSH6, and PMS2.  Loss of expression of one or more of these markers has been reported in sebaceous neoplasms …

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