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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Cysts and Cystic Hamartomas

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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.

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Hidradenitis Suppurativa: Key Points

…llae, and inframammary areas. Areas affected by HS are characteristically marked by heterogeneous skin lesions, ranging from cysts, nodules, sinus tracts, and inflamed abscesses. In rare cases, lesions of pyoderma gangrenosum can occur concurrently…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Epidermal Cyst and Epidermoid Cyst?

…to the dermis and is believed to form a cystic structure there, eventually cornifying and coming to resemble an infundibular cyst. Any cyst on the palms and soles that seems to be infundibular cannot be that because there are no infundibula on volar…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Appendigeal Tumors: Overview

…es, but is only required for malignant or locally aggressive lesions, or when requested by the patient for cosmetic reasons. Eccrine hidrocystomas may occasionally be controlled by application of topical atropine 2% in petrolatum twice a day….

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Squamous Cell Carcinoma

A malignant neoplasm of keratinocytes that when present as a keratotic macule or papule on skin damaged badly by sunlight is referred to as solar keratosis. When present as a plaque it is termed Bowen’s disease, and when present as many…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Hailey-Hailey Disease: Treatment

…control. A more recently described treatment is oral glycopyrrolate, an anticholinergic agent which blocks the production of eccrine sweat, thus having a similar effect to BTX. Unlike other anticholinergic medications, it does not cross the…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Eccrine Neoplasms?

…pe, clear cell type, chondroid type Papillary eccrine adenoma (eccrine syringocyst-adenoma papilliferum) (cutaneous ciliated cyst) Eccrine poroma Eccrine poromatosis Solid-cystic hidradenoma Hidroacanthoma simplex Syringoacanthoma Dermal duct tumor…

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…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Eccrine Units

…ecursors and are said to be larger than typical eccrine glands, but smaller than typical apocrine glands. Like stereotypical eccrine ducts, ducts of “apo-eccrine glands” are claimed to open directly onto the surface of the skin. The…

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