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Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

Lichen amyloidosis and colloid milium both result from deposits of homogeneous material in the dermis, but the composition chemical of them is as different as the appearance of them histopathologically. In both conditions, fibrocytes are affiliated…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Differential Diagnosis

Lichen amyloidosis Colloid milium 1. Surface scalloped 1. Surface domed 2. Foci of compact orthokeratosis associated with epidermal hyperplasia overlie globules of amyloid in the papillary dermis 2. Thinned epidermis with loss of the normal undulat…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Errors and Reasons

…hen sulfa drugs were prescribed often. Error: Civatte bodies, colloid bodies, hyaline bodies, sunburn cells, satellite cells, and apoptotic cells are something other than necrotic keratocytes. Reason: Each of those terms is synonymous with keratocyte…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Apoptosis?

…able keratocytes referred to in times past as Civatte bodies, colloid bodies, and hyaline bodies (pathologic cell death). Those bodies, on the basis of findings observed in sections stained conventionally by hematoxylin and eosin, can be identified a…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Hyalin?

…ycosis fungoides on the other. Synonyms for hyalin bodies are colloid bodies, Civatte bodies, and apoptotic bodies. Irrespective of the designation applied to them, the units in question are necrotic keratocytes. Curiously the term, hyalin bodies als…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Confusing Terms (to be Avoided Scrupulously)

…is purported to occur histopathologically, is Civatte bodies (colloid bodies, hyaline bodies) in lichen planus, the keratocytes there having been “murdered” by the effects of products of lymphocytes. In actuality, so-called apoptotic cell…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Applicable Terms

…r, an infiltrate may consist, for example, of mucin, amyloid, colloid, or urate. Noncellular infiltrates are referred to as deposits. An infiltrate made up of a single type of cell is considered to be monomorphous [Gk. monos (single) + morphe (form)]…