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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Acne Vulgaris

A disease of infundibulosebaceous units, especially infundibula, that may manifest itself solely as noninflammatory lesions, i.e., comedones and intact cysts, or as inflammatory lesions, i.e., papules, nodules, and pustules. The process may resolve…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Keratosis Pilaris/Lichen Spinulosus

Keratotic spikes that emerge from dilated ostia of infundibula and are equidistant from one another. The term keratosis pilaris refers to the phenomenon when it presents itself without any distinct arrangement of individual lesions, whereas the…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Eccrine, Apocrine, and Apoeccrine Sweat Glands?

…s”). Mammary glands in breasts are apocrine glands, as can be determined by evidences prominent of “decapitation secretion,” Colostrum, a secretion of those particular apocrine glands, is carried by lactiferous (apocrine) ducts to…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Apocrine Units

…specific for apocrine secretion, namely, the appearance of being decapitated or pinched off (Fig. 1.52). “Decapitation secretion,” “pinching-off secretion,” “snouts,” and “apocrine secretion” are…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Breast a Sweat Gland?

…ntification of the apocrine character of cells. The synonym for “decapitation secretion” and “pinching off secretion” is “apocrine secretion.” Even in a non-lactating state, mammary glands are easily recognizable…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Sebaceous Units

…ous gland is considered to be holocrine (G. holo “whole”) in type because, in the process of producing sebaceous secretion, the entire sebaceous cell and its contents are cast off into a sebaceous duct. Sebaceous secretion contains a…

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