Search Results for: xanthelasma

Clinical Case Studies

Xanthelasma

…THERAPY Trichloroacetic acid, surgical excision, and laser skin resurfacing are the favored modalities for the treatment of xanthelasma. Laser skin resurfacing was thought to be the best choice in this case because it would remove the xanthelasma

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Xanthomas

…ses, as dissimilar as some examples of lepromatous leprosy and of xanthogranulomas, and to those that are not, as unalike as xanthelasma and eruptive xanthoma. True xanthomas are not an inflammatory process; they represent a response by macrophages…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Histiocytoses?

…toma II. Benign histiocytic-associated disorders of adults A. Normolipemic cutaneous xanthomatosis 1. Papular 2. Generalized xanthelasma 3. Solitary and eruptive xanthogranuloma 4. Necrobiotic xanthogranuloma 5. Xanthoma disseminatum 6. Subcutaneous…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Algorithms Predicated on “Nonspecific” Findings

…he periphery of the nodular infiltrate = Dermatofibroma + Angiocentricity of collections of foamy histiocytes on an eyelid = Xanthelasma + Swath of foamy histiocytes across the upper third of the dermis = Xanthoma disseminatum + Acanthosis, usually…

Diffuse normolipidemic plane xanthoma associated with monoclonal gammopathy

Diffuse normolipidemic plane xanthoma associated with monoclonal gammopathy

…Altman and Winkelmann in 1962 [1]. It is an uncommon subtype of non-Langerhans histiocytosis [15]. DNPX is characterized by xanthelasma palpebrarum; diffuse plane xanthoma of the head, neck, trunk, and extremities; and normal plasma lipid levels…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…pe with granular basophilic material (i.e., extracellular lipid) lodged between bundles of collagen. Plane xanthomas, called xanthelasma on the eyelids and palmaris or plantaris on a palm or sole, are characterized by large, lipid-laden, foamy…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Dermatofibroma

…J Dermatol 2002;29:744–7. Laughlin CL, Carrington PR. Deep penetrating dermatofibroma. Dermatol Surg 1998;24:592–4. Levy G. Xanthelasma et xanthome. Ann Anat Pathol 1925;2:247–282. Michelson HE. Nodular subepidermal fibrosis. Arch Dermatol Syphilol…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases