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 be…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Preface

What prompted the undertaking of this pocket atlas of dermatology? The reasons were several and varied, among them the following: 1. ¬†Pictures are and always have been an extraordinarily valuable vehicle in the study of clinical dermatology. The fir…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Anagen Effluvium?

…uvium, several authors have included a hodgepodge of unrelated alopecias, for example, hair loss induced by chemotherapy, genetic disorders (monilethrix), infections of the follicle (tinea capitis), alopecia areata, and various so-called scarring alo…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Selection of the Method for Surgery

…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 rather than horizontally. In regard to biopsy of inflammatory…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

The alopecias of discoid lupus erythematosus and of lichen planus share several findings histopathologic, among them being perivascular, peri-infundibular, and perifollicular infiltrates of lymphocytes, vacuolar alteration at the junction between in…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Pseudopelade?

“In October, 1888, we presented a review of folliculitis and perifolliculitis decalvans at the Soci?t? m?dicale des h?pitaux, and, at this moment, we have nothing to add; there are three principal clinical types related in some way to one ano…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Alopecia of discoid lupus erythematosus vs. Alopecia of lichen planus

What prompted the undertaking of this pocket atlas of dermatology? The reasons were several and varied, among them the following: 1. ¬†Pictures are and always have been an extraordinarily valuable vehicle in the study of clinical dermatology. The fir…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…re as baffling and frustrating to dermatopathologists than the alopecias. Those aberrations are rivaled in difficulty only by diseases of nail units. Why do those subjects prove to be so recondite? Because biopsies of alopecias and disorders of nail…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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

What prompted the undertaking of this pocket atlas of dermatology? The reasons were several and varied, among them the following: 1. ¬†Pictures are and always have been an extraordinarily valuable vehicle in the study of clinical dermatology. The fir…