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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Sebaceous Gland Hyperplasia

An enlargement of normal pre-existing sebaceous lobules on the face, the forehead, cheeks, and nose in particular, that results in lesions seen clinically to consist of a rim of yellow papules around a central dell that represents a dilated ostium of a follicle.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Sebaceous Gland Hyperplasia

An enlargement of normal pre-existing sebaceous lobules on the face, the forehead, cheeks, and nose in particular, that results in lesions seen clinically to consist of a rim of yellow papules around a central dell that represents a dilated ostium…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Mammary Paget’s

Mammary Paget’s disease is an apocrine carcinoma that begins in mammary glands and extends along lactiferous ducts to the epidermis where it is seen clinically as a scaly, crusted, or eroded plaque on the nipple or areola of women mostly, and…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Hidradenitis Suppurativa: Key Points

…the best alternative. Introduction Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is a chronic inflammatory process that affects skin bearing apocrine glands, typically involving the groin, axillae, and inframammary areas. Areas affected by HS are characteristically…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Xerosis: Overview

…in cold climates). Finally, xerosis can occur as a consequence of asteatosis which may result from suppression of sebaceous gland function during isotretinoin therapy of acne. Whether xerosis occurs solely as a natural consequence of aging is not…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Extramammary Paget’s/Paget’s Disease: Overview

…ital location. Treatment First Steps Evaluate the patient for an underlying carcinoma of the breast (Paget’s) or sweat gland, lower GU tract, or lower GI tract (extramammary Paget’s). Mammary Paget’s is almost always associated…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Apocrine Units

…bia minora, and external auditory canals (ceruminous glands), and on the eyelids (Moll’s glands). All of them are true apocrine glands; none is “modified,” as so often is asserted. Nor is the breast a “modified apocrine

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Eccrine, Apocrine, and Apoeccrine Sweat Glands?

…en into a hair follicle. The electron microscopy of its distal segment is often indistinguishable from that of the classical apocrine gland.” Sato K, Leidal R, Sato F. Morphology and development of an apoeccrine sweat gland in human axillae….

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Apocrine Miliaria?

…ia, designates an aberration in sweating. That term should not be applied to a condition that affects apocrine units because apocrine glands are not sweat glands; the only true sweat gland in man is eccrine. Apocrine glands in the axilla are…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Breast a Sweat Gland?

…s, but the breast per se is not an apocrine gland, modified or otherwise. No one refers to the axilla as a modified apocrine gland. Apocrine glands at that site and those in the external auditory canal (“ceruminous glands”) merely have a…

Primary adenomyoepithelioma of the skin–a variant of apocrine mixed tumor?

Primary adenomyoepithelioma of the skin–a variant of apocrine mixed tumor?

…as solid sheets, but also as cords and solitary units. In places glandular and ductal structures were evident; in some areas apocrine-type secretion within glandular structures was found (Figure 2 A-C). Focally, the myoepithelial cells contained a…

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