Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Applicable Terms

ABSCESS [L. abscessus (a going away)]: Clinically, a circumscribed collection of pus and histopathologically a localized collection of neutrophils. An abscess may form in the epidermis, both surface and infundibular, eccrine ducts, dermis, and subcu…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Keratosis pilaris/Lichen spinulosus

Keratosis pilaris/Lichen spinulosus Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Adolescents especially, females more than males Distribution of lesions Primarily extensor surfaces Configuration of lesions Circular in lichen spinulosus Arrangement of lesi…