The American Society of Dermatopathology

Congratulations to the 2012 ASDP Physician-in-Training Award Recipients

13th Annual Duel in Dermatopathology Resident Abstract Competition

1st Place
Epithelioid sarcoma-like hemangioendothelioma diagnosed by skin biopsy in a 30-year-old male
Lauren N. Stuart, MD, MBA
Emory University, Atlanta, GA

2nd Place
Basaloid carcinoma of the breast -- a potential diagnostic pitfall
Jason F. Solus, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

3rd Place
Evolution of CD4+ folliculotropic mycosis fungoides into an aggressive epidermotropic CD8+ large cell lymphoma coexpressing gamma-delta and aß TCRs
Sarah Choi, MD, PhD
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Best Fellows’ Case Presentation

Wnt/ß-catenin Signaling is Activated During Hair Germ Induction in the Epidermis Overlying Dermatofibromas
Peggy Myung, MD, PhD
Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA 

Best Resident/Fellow Oral Presentations

Cutaneous clear cell sarcoma with junctional component and pagetoid spread mimicking melanoma
Alison L. Cheah, MBBS
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

GAP43 in S100-positive cutaneous/soft tissue neoplasms: a marker that distinguishes malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor from spindle cell melanoma
Wei-Shen Chen, MD, PhD
Washington University in Saint Louis, Saint Louis, MO

"Pseudomelanocytic nests” in lichenoid reactions: an unsolved mystery, defying immunohistochemical studies
Charity B. Hope, MD
University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

Best Resident/Fellow Poster Presentations

EBV-Positive Mucocutaneous Ulcer vs Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma of Elderly: A Spectrum of Age-related EBV-Associated Lymphoproliferative Disorder
Paul Rodriguez-Waitkus, MD, PhD
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Lymphatic Invasion by Dual Immunohistochemistry: A Useful Prognostic Tool in Ambiguous Melanocytic Tumors
Ronnie M. Abraham, MD
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

High Grade Pleomorphic Sarcoma (Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma) with HMB-45 Immunohistochemical Expression 
Michelle Schneider, MD
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX