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CTA Lab Dermatopathology Lectures

Dr. Jessica Spies - "Interpretation of Pathology Reports in Biopsies for Dermatitis"

Dr. Curtis Thompson - "Biopsy Techniques"

Dr. Curtis Thompson - "Centrifuging Nail Specimen Debris Increases Sensitivity of Fungus Detection"

Dr. Curtis Thompson - "Cutaneous Lymphoma"

Dr. Curtis Thompson - "DermPath Update 2010"

Dr. Curtis Thompson - "Lichenoid Dermatitides"

Dr. Curtis Thompson - "Melanocytes: A Possible Autoimmune Target in Alopecia Areata"






Dr. Jessica Spies:

"Interpretation of Pathology Reports in Biopsies for Dermatitis"

presented at The Oregon Society of Dermatology Associates November, 2014

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Dr. Curtis Thompson:

"Biopsy Techniques"

This lecture provides general guidelines for biopsy techniques for primary care clinicians. These techniques allow for the most accurate diagnosis of both skin tumors and rashes.

C. Thompson - Biopsy Techniques from CTA Lab - Curtis Thompson, MD & Associates, LLC



Dr. Curtis Thompson:

"Centrifuging Nail Specimen Debris Increases Sensitivity of Fungus Detection"

This presentation outlines a technique developed in our laboratory which improves diagnostics of nail fungal infections.

C. Thompson - Nail Fungus Detection from CTA Lab - Curtis Thompson, MD & Associates, LLC



Dr. Curtis Thompson:

"Cutaneous Lymphoma"

This is a teaching lecture prepared for dermatology residents, which includes the current EORTC-WHO classification of primary cutaneous lymphoma.

C. Thompson - Cutaneous Lymphoma from CTA Lab - Curtis Thompson, MD & Associates, LLC



Dr. Curtis Thompson:

"DermPath Update 2010"

This lecuture provides an update of recent advances in dermatopathology.

C. Thompson - DermPath Update 2010 from CTA Lab - Curtis Thompson, MD & Associates, LLC



Dr. Curtis Thompson:

"Lichenoid Dermatitides"

This lecture offers an alternative understanding of interface dermatitis. This lecture is aimed at dermatologists and pathologists--those in training and in practice.

C. Thompson - Lichenoid Dermatitides from CTA Lab - Curtis Thompson, MD & Associates, LLC



Dr. Curtis Thompson:

"Melanocytes: A Possible Autoimmune Target in Alopecia Areata"

This study provides some insight into the inflammatory nature of alopecia areata, in the search for the target antigen in this disease.