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Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Apoptosis?

…, the cytoplasm of apoptotic cells is eosinophilic, just as is that of necrotic cells. What, then, justifies the notion that apoptosis is not necrosis? Proponents of apoptosis as a type of cell death different from necrosis claim that in necrosis a…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Confusing Terms (to be Avoided Scrupulously)

…;programmed cell death” (a cliché that is meaningless). For those who adhere to basic principles of classic pathology, apoptosis must be considered a type of necrosis. Figure 3.40 “Apoptosis.” ECZEMA [Gk. ekzema (a boiling out)]: A…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Errors and Reasons

…loss of elastic tissue in the reticular dermis especially, but also of some collagen, is responsible for anetoderma. Error: Apoptosis is not necrosis. Reason: In classic Virchowian pathology, necrosis is characterized cytopathologically by three…