Omar P. Sangueza, M.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

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Omar P. Sangueza, M.D.


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Department: 336-716-4311


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Education & Training

  • M.D., Univ Vakencia Fac Med-Spain, 1980
  • Fellowship, Dermatology, Univ Vakencia Fac Med-Spain, 1981
  • Fellowship, Dermatopathology, Oregon Health Science Univ Sch, 1987
  • Residency, Anatomic,Clinical,& Forensic Pathol, Oregon Med Sch Hosps-Vah, 1991
  • Fellowship, Dermatopathology, New York University School of, 1992

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pathology, Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology
  • American Board of Dermatology, Dermatology


  • Int'L Society Of Dermatopathol

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  • 1770569436
Omar P. Sangueza, M.D.

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Omar P. Sangueza, M.D.

Professor, Pathology

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Academic: 336-716-4096 | Department: 336-716-4311


Recent Publications

Baquerizo Nole KL, Lopez-Garcia DR, Teague DJ, Al Sayyah A, Mansoori P, Salim Al Alshehri H, Sangueza OP. Is tumor of follicular infundibulum a reaction to dermal scarring?. Am J Dermatopathol. 2015;37(7):535-538.

Persad P, Tian SK, Sangueza OP, Noya B. Immunophenotype of hypopigmented mycosis fungoides [abstract]. Lab Invest. 2014;94(Suppl 1):141A.

Lopez-Garcia DR, Teague D, Landis ET, Sangueza OP. Morphological diversity of trichodiscomas and fibrofolliculomas. Am J Dermatopathol. 2014;36(9):734-740.

Baquerizo KL, Teague DJ, Strowd LC, Jorizzo JL, Sangueza OP. Painful plaques on extremities of a woman [challenge]. Am J Dermatopathol. 2014;36(7):588-589.

Baquerizo KL, Teague DJ, Strowd LC, Jorizzo JL, Sangueza OP. Painful plaques on extremities of a woman [answer]. Am J Dermatopathol. 2014;36(7):597.

Yosipovitch G, Mills KC, Nattkemper LA, Feneran A, Liang TH, Lowenthal BM, Pearce DJ, Williford PM, Sangueza OP, D'Agostino RB Jr. Association of pain and itch with depth of invasion and inflammatory cell constitution in skin cancer: results of a large clinicopathologic study. JAMA Dermatol. 2014;150(11):1160-1166.

Ahn CS, ALSayyah A, Sangueza OP. Mycosis fungoides: an updated review of clinicopathologic variants. Am J Dermatopathol. 2014;36(12):933-951.

Papalas JA, Sangueza OP, Puri PK, Robboy SJ, Selim MA. Vulvar vascular tumors: a clinicopathologic study of 85 patients. Am J Dermatopathol. 2013;35(1):1-10.

Tian SK, Koty P, Sangueza O, Gouffon JS, Qasem S. Differential expression of miR-138 in malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors and desmoplastic melanomas [abstract]. Lab Invest. 2013;93(Suppl 1):22A.

Kwatra SG, Mills KC, Lowenthal B, Pearce DJ, Williford PM, Sangueza OP, D'Agostino RB, Yosipovitch G. Itch and pain are prognostic markers for depth of invasion and inflammatory cell constitution in nonmelanoma skin cancer: Results of a large clinicopathological study [abstract]. J Invest Dermatol. 2013;133(Suppl 1):S180.

Ali SM, Sangueza OP. What is new in adnexal tumors of the skin?. Adv Anat Pathol. 2013;20(5):334-346.

Sigmon JR, Cantrell J, Teague D, Sangueza O, Sheehan DJ. Poorly differentiated carcinoma arising in the setting of erythema ab igne. Am J Dermatopathol. 2013;35(6):676-678.

Sangueza OP. Update on vascular neoplasms. Dermatol Clin. 2012;30(4):657-665.

Mills K, Sangueza O, Pang C. Composite B-cell and T-cell lineage post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder of the lung with unusual cutaneous manifestations of mycosis fungoides [abstract]. J Cutan Pathol. 2011;38(1):176.

Smith B, Sangueza O. Follicular mycoses fungoides [abstract]. J Cutan Pathol. 2011;38(1):141.

Cardona LFC, Parsons AC, Sangueza OP. Erythematous lesions on the back of a man: [challenge and answer]. Am J Dermatopathol. 2011;33(2):185,199.

Mills KC, Feneran AN, Zeitany A, Tey HL, Lee A, Sangueza OP, Williford P, Pearce D, Yosipovitch G. Evaluation of itch and pain as presenting symptoms in non-melanoma skin cancer [abstract]. J Invest Dermatol. 2011;131(Suppl 1):S88.

Maddison B, Parsons A, Sangueza O, Sheehan DJ, Yosipovitch G. Retrospective study of intraepidermal nerve fiber distribution in biopsies of patients with nummular eczema. Am J Dermatopathol. 2011;33(6):621-623.

Martorell-Calatayud A, Botella-Estrada R, Sanmartin-Jimenez O, Requena C, Guillen-Barona C, Sangueza OP. Papular mycosis fungoides: two new cases of a recently described clinicopathological variant of early mycosis fungoides. J Cutan Pathol. 2010;37(3):330-335.

Martorell-Calatayud A, Balmer N, Sanmartin O, Diaz-Recuero JL, Sangueza OP. Definition of the features of acquired elastotic hemangioma reporting the clinical and histopathological characteristics of 14 patients. J Cutan Pathol. 2010;37(4):460-464.

Papalas JA, Manavi CK, Sangueza OP, Cummings TJ. Angiosarcoma of the eyelid: a clinicopathologic comparison between isolated unilateral eyelid tumors and tumors demonstrating extra-palpebral involvement [abstract]. Mod Pathol. 2010;23(Suppl 1):383A-384A.

Papalas JA, Manavi CK, Woodward JA, Sangueza OP, Cummings TJ. Angiosarcoma of the eyelid: a clinicopathologic comparison between isolated unilateral tumors and tumors demonstrating extrapalpebral involvement. Am J Dermatopathol. 2010;32(7):694-699.

Maddison B, Parsons A, Sangueza O, Maruziva D, Yosipovitch G. Nummular eczema is highly associated with diminished innervation of the epidermis [abstract]. J Invest Dermatol. 2010;130(Suppl 1):S77.

Melwani PM, Parsons AC, Sangueza OP. Early histopathologic changes in Grover disease. Am J Dermatopathol. 2010;32(6):565-567.

Uhlenhake EE, Sangueza OP, Lee AD, Jorizzo JL. Spreading pigmented actinic keratosis: a review. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2010;63(3):499-506.

Cerroni L, Argenyi Z, Cerio R, Facchetti F, Kittler H, Kutzner H, Requena L, Sangueza OP, Smoller B, Wechsler J, et al. Influence of evaluation of clinical pictures on the histopathologic diagnosis of inflammatory skin disorders. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2010;63(4):647-652.

Smith B, Curtis A, Parsons A, Yosipovitch G, Sangueza OP. A 41-year-old woman with a scaly erythematous plaque admixed with erosions on the groin, back, and legs: challenge. Nutritional deficiency. Am J Dermatopathol. 2010;32(8):828, 850.

Balmer N, Papalas J, Sangueza O. Ossifying dermatofibroma with osteoclast-like giant cells [abstract]. J Cutan Pathol. 2009;36(1):148.

Parsons A, Sangueza O. An unusual presentation of cutaneous sinus histiocytosis [abstract]. J Cutan Pathol. 2009;36(1):120.

Smith ES, Hallman JR, DeLuca AM, Goldenberg G, Jorizzo JL, Sangueza OP. Dermatomyositis: a clinicopathological study of 40 patients. Am J Dermatopathol. 2009;31(1):61-67.

Tirado M, Mazzei M, Hinckley M, Sangueza O. Human orf (Ecthyma Contagiosum) in a patient with severe combined immunodeficiency [abstract]. J Cutan Pathol. 2009;36(1):114.

Elston DM, Sangueza OR. Fungal foes: Lacazia loboi. Cutis. 2009;83(2):67-68.

Requena L, El-Shabrawi-Caelen L, Walsh SN, Segura S, Ziemer M, Hurt MA, Sangueza OP, Kutzner H. Intralymphatic histiocytosis. A clinicopathologic study of 16 cases. Am J Dermatopathol. 2009;31(2):140-151.

Moore P, Hundley J, Hundley J, Levine EA, Williford P, Sangueza O, McCoy T, Shen P. Does shave biopsy accurately predict the final Breslow depth of primary cutaneous melanoma?. Am Surg. 2009;75(5):369-373.

Papalas JA, Balmer NN, Wallace C, Sangueza OP. Ossifying dermatofibroma with osteoclast-like giant cells: report of a case and literature review. Am J Dermatopathol. 2009;31(4):379-383.

Wong SL, Young YD, Geisinger KR, Shen P, Stewart JH, Sangueza O, Pichardo-Geisinger R, Levine EA. Intraoperative imprint cytology for evaluation of sentinel lymph nodes from Merkel cell carcinoma. Am Surg. 2009;75(7):615-619.

Schoppe CH, Sangueza OP. Musings on matters medical-legal: a missive in remembrance of A. Bernard Ackerman, MD. Am J Dermatopathol. 2009;31(8):766-768.

Walsh SN, Kerchner K, Sangueza OP. Challenge. Am J Dermatopathol. 2009;31(7):709.

Cerroni L, Kerl H, Cerio R, Cook M, Gollnick H, Kutzner H, Lax S, Ruiter D, Sanchez J, Sangueza O, et al. Dermatopathology examination in Europe: a summary of 6 years of the European Board Certification. Am J Dermatopathol. 2009;31(8):803-805.

Walsh SN, Sangueza OP. PEComas: a review with emphasis on cutaneous lesions. Semin Diagn Pathol. 2009;26(3):123-130.

McElligott J, McMichael A, Sangueza OP, Anthony E, Rose D, McLean TW. Spontaneous regression of Langerhans cell histiocytosis in a neonate with multiple bony lesions. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2008;30(1):85-86.

Parsons A, Sheehan DJ, Sangueza OP. Retiform hemangioendotheliomas usually do not express D2-40 and VEGFR-3. Am J Dermatopathol. 2008;30(1):31-33.

Requena L, Gonzalez-Guerra E, Angulo J, DeVore AE, Sangueza OP. Anetodermic mycosis fungoides: a new clinicopathological variant of mycosis fungoides. Br J Dermatol. 2008;158(1):157-162.

Sangueza OP, Walsh SN, Sheehan DJ, Orland AF, Llombart B, Requena L. Cutaneous epithelioid angiomatous nodule: a case series and proposed classification. Am J Dermatopathol. 2008;30(1):16-20.

Walsh SN, Sangueza OP. Ossifying plexiform tumor: report of two new cases. Am J Dermatopathol. 2008;30(1):73-76.

Jorizzo JL, Carroll CL, Sangueza OP. Dermatomyositis In: Bolognia JL, Jorizzo JL, Rapini RP, eds. Dermatology. 2nd ed. St. Louis (MO): Mosby Elsevier;2008: 575-584.

Goldenberg G, Patel S, Patel MJ, Williford P, Sangueza O. Eruptive squamous cell carcinomas, keratoacanthoma type, arising in a multicolor tattoo. J Cutan Pathol. 2008;35(1):62-64.

Parsons A, Sheehan D, Sangueza O. D2-40 and CD31 analysis of retiform hemangioendotheliomas [abstract]. J Cutan Pathol. 2008;35(1):136-137.

Walsh S, Sangueza O. Ossifying plexiform tumor: report of two new cases [abstract]. J Cutan Pathol. 2008;35(1):127.

Walsh SN, Jorizzo JL, Haverstock C, Sangueza OP. A linear orofacial macule. Am J Dermatopathol. 2008;30(2):194-195.

Swing DC Jr, Sheehan DJ, Sangueza OP, Woodruff RW. Interstitial granulomatous dermatitis secondary to acute promyelocytic leukemia [letter]. Am J Dermatopathol. 2008;30(2):197-199.

Avshalumov K, Williford P, Sangueza OP, Goldenberg G. Atypical fibroxanthoma presenting in a patient with stage III mycosis fungoides. J Dermatolog Treat. 2008;19(2):118-120.

Hinckley MR, Walsh SN, Molnar I, Sheehan DJ, Sangueza OP, Yosipovitch G. Generalized granuloma annulare as an initial manifestation of chronic myelomonocytic leukemia: a report of 2 cases. Am J Dermatopathol. 2008;30(3):274-277.

Parsons AC, Sheehan DJ, Sangueza OP. Synchronous verrucous carcinoma and cutaneous T-cell lymphoma [letter]. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2008;58(5 Suppl 1):S124-S125.

Avashalumov K, Pichardo R, Jorizzo JL, Sangueza OP, Goldenberg G. Bullous mastocytosis: report of a patient and a brief review of the literature. Am J Dermatopathol. 2008;30(5):455-457.

Goldenberg G, Williford P, Patel S, Patel M, Sangueza O. Eruptive squamous cell carcinomas, keratoacanthoma type, in a multi-color tattoo [abstract]. J Cutan Pathol. 2007;34(1):127.

Patel N, Cappellari J, Sangueza O. Fine-needle aspiration biopsy cytology of malignant eccrine spiradenoma: report of a case [abstract]. J Cutan Pathol. 2007;34(1):96-97.

Warthan M, Sangueza O, Cockerell C, Walker K, Davis L. Leprosy in a woman from Georgia [abstract]. J Cutan Pathol. 2007;34(1):137.

Goldenberg G, Patel MJ, Sangueza OP, Camacho F, Khanna VC, Feldman SR. US dermatopathology fellows career survey: 2004-2005. J Cutan Pathol. 2007;34(6):487-489.

Sanchez JE, Barham KL, Sangueza OP. Acquired acrodermatitis enteropathica: case report of an atypical presentation. J Cutan Pathol. 2007;34(6):490-493.

Lane JE, Dalton RR, Sangueza OP. Cutaneous melanoma: detecting it earlier, weighing management options: knowing when and how to biopsy a suspicious lesion is paramount for providing accurate prognosis. J Fam Pract. 2007;56(1):18-28.

Parsons AC, Yosipovitch G, Sheehan DJ, Sangueza OP, Greenberg CS, Sane DC. Transglutaminases: the missing link in nephrogenic systemic fibrosis. Am J Dermatopathol. 2007;29(5):433-436.

Satyaprakash AK, Sheehan DJ, Sangueza OP. Proliferating trichilemmal tumors: a review of the literature. Dermatol Surg. 2007;33(9):1102-1108.

Sheehan DJ, Sangueza OP, Feldman SR. The importance of avoiding electrosurgical artifact at the margins of melanoma excisions [letter]. J Surg Oncol. 2007;96(7):637-638.

Pichardo RO, Yeatts RP, Sangueza OP. Doxycycline-inducted cutaneous hyperpigmentation [abstract]. Am J Dermatopathol. 2006;28(3):235.

Li H, Yeatts P, Sangueza OP. Malignant melanoma arising from PAM without atypia [abstract]. Am J Dermatopathol. 2006;28(3):232.

Fernandez-Orland A, Pichardo RO, Sangueza OP. The histopathologic spectrum of trichodiscoma. A morphologic study of 27 cases [abstract]. Am J Dermatopathol. 2006;28(3):231.

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Professor, Pathology

Clinical Interests

Omar P. Sangueza, M.D.

Omar P. Sangueza, M.D.

Professor, Pathology

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