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Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Xerosis, Asteatosis, Asteatotic Eczema, Eczema Craquelé, and Dry Skin?

…; Ormsby OS, Montgomery H. Diseases of the appendages. In: Diseases of the Skin, 6th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Lea & Febiger, 1943:1203. “Everyone is familiar with patients with dry skin, who are often referred to as having sebostasis. They…

Isolated giant molluscum contagiosum mimicking epidermoid cyst

Isolated giant molluscum contagiosum mimicking epidermoid cyst

…unting, immunoglobulins and HIV serology were totally normal. No recurrence was detected on the 6-month control visit. Figure 1. A 1.5 cm diameter, asymptomatic, pink tumoral lesion on left temporal region. [Copyright: ©2016 Uzuncakmak et al.]…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Discoid Lupus Erythematosus versus Systemic Lupus Erythematosus? II

…. With systemic LE II. Subacute cutaneous LE A. Papulosquamous B. Annular C. Syndromes commonly exhibiting similar morphology 1. Neonatal LE 2. Complement deficiency syndrome III. Acute cutaneous LE (systemic LE with skin lesions) localized or…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Epidemic of Melanoma?

…of mass media and of television in particular. Listen to how an epidemic of melanoma was created in Australia as recently as 1987 and 1989, as reported by A. M. Goldstein and M. A. Tucker (Current Opinions in Oncology, 1993;5:358-363)….

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Advantages of the Algorithmic Method

…ptophan-myalgia syndrome) and progressive systemic sclerosis (acrosclerosis, diffuse systemic sclerosis, toxic oil syndrome) Deficiency diseases (including pellagra, acrodermatitis enteropathica, necrolytic migratory erythema, Hartnup’s…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Anagen Effluvium?

…ecessary to begin with Crounse and his coworkers, who, in an article published in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology in 1960 (Crounse RG, Van Scott EJ, Changes in scalp hair roots as a measure of toxicity, Cancer Chemotherapeutic Drugs…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Atopic Dermatitis?

…y. In: Cotran RS, Kumar V, Collins T, eds. Robbins Pathologic Basis of Disease, 6th ed. Philadelphia: W. B. Saunders Company, 1999: 199. “Atopic dermatitis (atopic eczema) is a chronic, pruritic, inflammatory disease of the skin which usually…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Pneumocystis carinii infection

…96-8. Gherman CR, Ward RR, Bassis ML. Pneumocystis carinii otitis and mastoiditis as initial manifestation of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. Am J Med 1988;85:250-2. Ruggli GM, Weber R, Messmer EP, et al. Pneumocystis carinii infection of the…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Dermatomyositis

…d with a malignant neoplastic process housed in an internal organ. Dermatomyositis has been affiliated, too, with hereditary deficiency of C2, with thymoma, and with treatment by penicillamine. Comment Some lesions of indisputable dermatomyositis…

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