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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Molluscum Contagiosum

A hyperplasia of infundibular epithelium consequent to the effects of infection by a pox virus and manifesting itself clinically as one or more skin-colored, smooth-surfaced, dome-shaped papules, each with a central umbilication filled with horny…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Apoptosis?

…ntional microscopy. “In some of these situations, apoptotic bodies have, in the past, been given names such as Civatte bodies, colloid bodies, single-cell necrobiosis, sunburn cells, and dyskeratotic cells without their basic nature having…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Hyalin?

…variety of alterations and does not represent a specific pattern of accumulation. Intracellular accumulations of protein … (Russell bodies)… are examples of intracellular hyaline deposits. Extracellular hyalin has been somewhat more difficult to…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Images

…oreign bodies = Foreign body reaction The thin linear marks that traverse this section are a clue to the presence of foreign bodies in it, those bodies having been carried by the blade of a microtome through the tissue. The precise nature of the…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Cells That Mediate Inflammation (Inflammatory Cells)

…within their cytoplasm homogeneous eosinophilic globules of various sizes. Those accumulations of immunoglobulin are called Russell bodies, plasma cells that house them being said to be “constipated.” Even at scanning magnification, an…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Sarcoidosis

…infiltrates of lymphocytes sometimes sparse Slight necrosis sometimes in the center of some granulomas Inclusions (asteroid bodies or Schaumann bodies) sometimes seen in epithelioid histiocytes Similar-appearing granulomas present sometimes in the…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Algorithms Predicated on “Nonspecific” Findings

…nits in an epidermis and sometimes in eccrine ducts. Many synonyms have been given to them, among those being “Civatte bodies,” “colloid bodies,” “hyaline bodies,” “apoptotic bodies,” “sunburn…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Foreign body reaction

…is. At times, all three stages of a process inflammatory may be present together in the same section of tissue. Many foreign bodies that reside in the skin are recognizable readily in sections viewed conventionally, but others are exceedingly…

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