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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Alopecias

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Loss of hair attributable either to the effects of inflammatory cells on follicles or to physiological or mechanical factors in which inflammatory cells play no role.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Alopecias

Loss of hair attributable either to the effects of inflammatory cells on follicles or to physiological or mechanical factors in which inflammatory cells play no role. Although the scalp is the site most often affected, any region of the skin that…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Preface

…allergic contact dermatitis, and allergic vasculitis. Some subjects incorporated in the contents are more inclusive, to wit, alopecias, cysts and cystic hamartomas, drug eruptions, sclerodermas, viral exanthems, amyloidosis, atypical mycobacterial…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Anagen Effluvium?

…cture and function of hair follicles, the diagnostic approach to diseases causing hair loss, and the most common nonscarring alopecias (telogen effluvium, anagen effluvium, androgenetic alopecia, and alopecia areata) are reviewed in regard to…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Selection of the Method for Surgery

…t of adipose tissue must be provided if a histopathologist is to have a chance at coming to diagnosis with precision of most alopecias. Assessment of alopecias by conventional microscopy is accomplished best in sections that have been cut vertically…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…f fibrosis, but fibrotic tracks at sites where previously follicles were in place are a sure sign of permanent alopecia. The alopecias of discoid lupus erythematosus and lichen planus are inflammatory, scarring, and permanent because fibrosis is…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Pseudopelade?

…on pseudopelade is fraught with confusion. Some dermatopathologists reserve this term for the end-stage of various permanent alopecias (e.g., lupus erythematosus, lichen planopilaris, morphea), whereas others consider it to be an idiopathic scarring…

Billings SD, Cotton J. Inflammatory Dermatopathology. A Pathologist’s Survival Guide. New York: Springer Science + Business Media LLC, 2011

Billings SD, Cotton J. Inflammatory Dermatopathology. A Pathologist’s Survival Guide. New York: Springer Science + Business Media LLC, 2011

…cal description in the chapter on lupus erythematosus; and folliculitis decalvans is not addressed. Admittedly, diagnosis of alopecias is a particularly difficult part of dermatopathology, but that is why I would have expected at least a paragraph…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Alopecia of discoid lupus erythematosus vs. Alopecia of lichen planus

…allergic contact dermatitis, and allergic vasculitis. Some subjects incorporated in the contents are more inclusive, to wit, alopecias, cysts and cystic hamartomas, drug eruptions, sclerodermas, viral exanthems, amyloidosis, atypical mycobacterial…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…hem. That apprehension can be dissipated by application of repeatable criteria for differentiation histopathologic among the alopecias. The criteria for distinguishing between trichotillomania and traction alopecia listed at the outset of this…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Trichotillomania (developed fully) vs. Traction alopecia (end stage)

…allergic contact dermatitis, and allergic vasculitis. Some subjects incorporated in the contents are more inclusive, to wit, alopecias, cysts and cystic hamartomas, drug eruptions, sclerodermas, viral exanthems, amyloidosis, atypical mycobacterial…