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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Cysts and Cystic Hamartomas

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?

…HJ, eds. Dermatology. 3rd ed. Philadelphia, PA: WB Saunders Co., 1992:1725-1726. “Epidermoid Cyst Synonyms. Follicular cyst, infundibular type; epidermal inclusion, ‘sebaceous’cyst Definittion. Common cyst with wall resembling…

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…

Dermatoscopic pattern of digital mucous cyst: report of three cases

Dermatoscopic pattern of digital mucous cyst: report of three cases

…rmoscopy with compression, with presence of bright white structures (C). (Copyright: ©2014 Salerni et al.) Discussion Mucous cysts are small cystic lesions that occur intradermally on the dorsal aspect of the interphalangeal joint and distal phalanx…

Isolated giant molluscum contagiosum mimicking epidermoid cyst

Isolated giant molluscum contagiosum mimicking epidermoid cyst

…eased linear vascularity on the periphery (Figure 2). Excisional biopsy was offered with preliminary diagnosis of epidermoid cyst and isolated giant molluscum. Histopathologically epidermal hyperkeratosis, acanthosis, widespread viral cytopathic…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Granuloma Annulare: Key Points

Key Points Granuloma annulare is a reactive inflammatory skin condition, which commonly presents as annular pink, erythematous thin plaques on the distal extremities. Granuloma annulare usually presents as localized disease, generalized plaques or…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…ction to hair The presence of hair shafts in the scar indicates that the inflammatory process was initiated by rupture of an infundibular cyst. That event set in motion suppuration, then granulomatous inflammation, and later fibrosis, which is the…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Applicable Terms

…crosis and degeneration, it is termed suppuration. The abscess most often recognizable clinically results from rupture of an infundibular cyst and the circumstance in which that develops most often is “cystic” acne vulgaris. An abscess…

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