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…

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…