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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Lipodystrophy

Lipodystrophy Synonyms Lipoatrophy Wucher atrophy Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Females, first decade of life Distribution of lesions Upper half of body in the “partial” expression of the process and widespread in the “tot…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Errors and Reasons

…e two vesicular diseases are unrelated to one another. Error: Lipodystrophy refers to a specific disease. Reason: Lipodystrophy is to subcutaneous fat what anetoderma is to the dermis, namely, loss of tissue, in the instance of lipodystrophy of adipo…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Atrophoderma?

…llies. 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 lupus profundus and the effects of injection of therapeutic (e.g., insuli…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

a-1 antitrypsin deficiency

…urely is the case for sclerosing lipogranulomas and localized lipodystrophy. Bibliography Bibliography for α-1-antitrypsin deficiency panniculitis Albes B, Bayle-Lebey P, Bazex J, Lamant L. [Panniculitis revealing alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency. Repo…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Introduction

…220;anetoderma,” “poikiloderma,” and “lipodystrophy,” unmodified, as but three of many examples, convey a sense only for the residuum of a process; they communicate nothing about the precise nature of that process as it…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Applicable Terms

…quent to loss of adipocytes in the subcutaneous fat, e.g., in lipodystrophy. The term atrophy also is applied histopathologically to shrinkage of parts, such as a thinned epidermis that follows on decrease in the number and/or size of spinous cells,…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…e clinical of one or more gullies. Stereotypical examples are lipodystrophy, the end stage of the panniculitis of discoid lupus erythematosus, known also as lupus profundus, and pancreatic panniculitis. In sum, atrophic lichen planus and atrophic dis…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Post-inflammatory pigmentary alteration

…change is a category generic, akin to atrophy, poikiloderma, lipodystrophy, scar, and keloid, each of those conditions being recognizable for what they are clinically, having certain distinguishing characteristics histopathologically, and being brou…