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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Cysts and Cystic Hamartomas

Papules, nodules, and tumors that, on gross examination, are usually skin colored and, on histopathologic examination, consist of an epithelium-lined sac that contains fluid, cells, or both in the case of true cysts and of cysts that are associated with other epithelial elements of adnexa in the case of cystic hamartomas.

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…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Epidermal Cyst and Epidermoid Cyst?

…tagen to reach telogen. The cyst almost universally called apocrine hidrocystoma is conceived of by us as an “apocrine gland cyst” because the lining of the cyst is just like that of a normal apocrine gland, marked as it is by notable…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Infundibular cyst vs. Isthmus-catagen cyst

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

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…

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…

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

Eruptive Vellus Hair Cyst?

…o like that of the infundibulum of epidermis, the infundibulum and isthmus being in continuity normally. In short, cutaneous cysts, cystic hamartomas, and cystic neoplasms may display more than one type of adnexal epithelium in their lining. That is…

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