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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Applicable Terms

…iasis rubra pilaris, lichen planopilaris, and discoid lupus erythematosus, and in ones that are engaged only rarely, such as scurvy, phrynoderma, and “avitaminosis” secondary to severe alcoholism. Hyperkeratosis of the upper part of…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Keratosis pilaris/Lichen spinulosus

…eratoses that appear in skin that is scaly and hyperpigmented; lesions are found mostly on the elbows, thighs, and buttocks. Scurvy exhibits petechiae in peri-infundibular distribution; broken-off “corkscrew hairs” emerge from…