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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Majocchi’s granuloma

…ly, a dermatophyte. Although a kerion fundamentally is an infundibular and follicular process in which hyphae repose in cornified cells, the reaction is devastating not only to infundibula and follicles with resultant permanent alopecia, but to…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma?

…homa. Am Fam Phys 1991;43:1703-1707. “A Listing of a Variety of the Cutaneous T-Cell Dyscrasias Lymphomatoid papulosis Alopecia mucinosa Mycosis fungoides of Alibert Worringer-Kolopp disease Adult T-cell lymphoma Ki-1 lymphoma Granulomatous…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Junctional epidermolysis bullosa

…tner-Wolff): Onset at birth, blisters widespread, lesions sometimes heal with atrophy and scarring; onycholysis, cicatricial alopecia, extracutaneous involvement episodical; large melanocytic nevi, course clinical is of progressive improvement over…

Saved by step sections: an unusual presentation of basal cell carcinoma

Saved by step sections: an unusual presentation of basal cell carcinoma

…(Figure 1). Her main complain, actually, was diffuse hair thinning and scalp scaling, which was interpreted as androgenetic alopecia associated with seborrheic dermatitis. She was otherwise healthy with no other significant skin abnormalities….

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Mycosis Fungoides—Increasing in Incidence?

…fatal disease. . . . Abortive Lymphoma. . . . This category includes the following: SPP and syringolymphoid hyperplasia with alopecia. Latent Lymphoma. . . . This category includes large plaque parapsoriasis, self-regressing CTCL, and lymphomatoid…

Billings SD, Cotton J. Inflammatory Dermatopathology. A Pathologist’s Survival Guide. New York: Springer Science + Business Media LLC, 2011

Billings SD, Cotton J. Inflammatory Dermatopathology. A Pathologist’s Survival Guide. New York: Springer Science + Business Media LLC, 2011

…o demystify). No separate chapter is devoted to alopecias. Lichen planopilaris is missing from the chapter on lichen planus; alopecia of lupus erythematosus is mentioned only in the clinical description in the chapter on lupus erythematosus; and…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…anus appear. When lichen planus affects hair follicles preferentially, lichen planopilaris, which may terminate in permanent alopecia, comes into being. Lesions of lichen planus also may affect mucous membranes and nail units; at those sites,…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Lupus erythematosus

…nd hypopigmentation, as well as with atrophy and sometimes with telangiectases. A residuum of such lesions on a scalp may be alopecia that is permanent. Variations clinical Cutaneous manifestations Discoid lupus erythematosus Very acute:…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Tricho-, pilo-, folliculo- ?

…ie par gratage: trichomanie ou trichotillomanie.” Hallopeau M. Alopecie par gratage: trichomanie ou trichotillomanie. [Alopecia through scratching out: Trichomania or trichotillomania]. Ann Dermatol Syphiligr 1889;10:440. “Tricho-adenom…

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