Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Atrophoderma?

…ects the dermis. Deep atrophy presents itself clinically as a gully or gullies. The stereotypical example of deep atrophy is so-called lipodystrophy, but hollows consequent to loss of subcutaneous fat can be observed in circumstances as different as…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Applicable Terms

…; when there is loss of adipocytes in the subcutaneous fat, a gully forms (deep atrophy). Clinically, atrophy deemed to be superficial, as in lichen sclerosus et atrophicus, manifests itself as an appearance of skin that is thinned, shiny, and associ…