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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Epidermal Nevi

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Epidermal nevi are hamartomas in which the epidermis is abnormal, being hyperkeratotic, and in which lesions are aligned along Blaschko’s lines.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans

A malignant nonepithelial neoplasm (a sarcoma) presumably of perineural fibrocytes that presents itself usually on the trunk, but sometimes elsewhere, such as the extremities, face, and scalp. A papule of it tends to become a plaque, a nodule, a…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Bullous Pemphigoid: Key Points

…between the keratinocytes. The eosinophils may be found in the epidermis itself, between keratinocytes, or lining up at the dermal/epidermal junction. When there is a blister cavity it will be subepidermal, with basal keratinocytes lifted up, and…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Lymphomatoid Papulosis: Overview

Overview Lymphomatoid papulosis (LyP) is an inflammatory disorder affecting primarily the upper dermal blood vessels. It is characterized by the presence of CD30-positive lymphocytes (sometimes large and atypical) in the dermal infiltrate….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Lupus: Treatment

…available only in cosmetic departments of large department stores. Pitfalls Topical and intralesional steroids may cause epidermal or dermal atrophy and can themselves produce pigmentary abnormalities. Prolonged or excessive usage can worsen the…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Cells That Mediate Inflammation (Inflammatory Cells)

…c for neutrophils, eosinophils, lymphocytes, plasma cells, and histiocytes; whether mast cells, basophils, Langerhans” cells, dermal dendrocytes, fibrocytes, and platelets should be considered inflammatory cells is a matter yet unresolved. We…

Epidermal multinucleated giant cells are not always a histopathologic clue to a herpes virus infection: multinucleated epithelial giant cells in the epidermis of lesional skin biopsies from patients with acantholytic dermatoses can histologically mimic a herpes virus infection

Epidermal multinucleated giant cells are not always a histopathologic clue to a herpes virus infection: multinucleated epithelial giant cells in the epidermis of lesional skin biopsies from patients with acantholytic dermatoses can histologically mimic a herpes virus infection

…owever, laboratory studies and repeat biopsies established the correct diagnosis of their acantholytic dermatosis. Hence, epidermal multinucleated giant cells are not always a histopathologic clue to a herpes virus infection. Indeed, epithelial…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Dermal Papilla?

…ogen Receptor Beta? J Invest Dermatol 2006;126:2010–18. “The dermal part of hair follicle, such as dermal papilla cells and dermal sheath cells, has the ability to induce hair follicle formation by interaction with the epithelial cells of…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Benign and Malignant Cells?

…k, NY: Churchill-Livingstone, 1990:9. “Principal Morphologic Differences Between Normal Cells and Cancer Cells: Benign Cells Cancer Cells” Koss LG. Morphologic characteristics of cancer cells. In: Diagnostic Cytology and its…

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