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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…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Suggested Readings

…k I: marvel or myth? Dermatopathol Pract Concept 1996;2(2):69-80. Olsen E, Stenn K, Bergfeld W, et al. Update on cicatricial alopecia. J Investig Dermatol Symp Proc 2003;8:18-19. Paus R, Cotsarelis G. The biology of hair follicles. N Engl J Med…

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….

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

Perforating Diseases?

…Material Calcinosis cutis Osteoma cutis Calcified tumor of hair follicle origin Elimination of Mucinous Material Myxoid cyst Alopecia mucinosa Perforating papular mucinosis Perforating myxoid cyst Elimination of Amyloid Perforating cutaneous…

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…

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,…

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