Table 1

ELM-based classification of cutaneous lesions and corresponding histology

CUTANEOUS LESIONS

HISTOLOGICAL LESIONS


Non-melanocytic lesions

angiokeratoma, verrucous nevus, pigmented basal cell carcinoma, seborrhoeic keratosis, angioma, keratoacantoma, solar keratosis, etc.


Melanocytic lesions

(without pigment network)

compound nevus, intradermal nevus, papillomatous compound nevus, Spitz nevus, blue nevus.

(with pigment network)

junctional nevus, lentigo simplex, pigmented spindle cell nevus (Reed nevus), nevus spilus, cockarde nevus, atipycal nevus, melanoma.


Other lesions

squamous carcinoma, trichoepithelioma, Becker's nevus, Ota's nevus, Ito's nevus, Halo nevus.


Ascierto et al. BMC Dermatology 2010 10:5   doi:10.1186/1471-5945-10-5

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