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Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Differential Diagnosis

…ls 1. Infundibula not plugged by cornified cells 2. Follicles atrophy and disappear consequent to the effects of products of lymphocytes 2. Follicles tend to persist 3. Infiltrate of lymphocytes often deep as well as superficial 3. Infiltrate of lymp…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Degos’ disease (malignant atrophic papulosis)

…idermis and of adnexal epithelium in the center of the lesion Atrophy progressively of the epidermis Late Wedge-shaped zone of sclerosis throughout the dermis, the apex of the wedge pointing towards the subcutaneous fat Mucin discernible, especially…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…hite zone becomes more indurated before resolving with subtle atrophy and hyperpigmentation known then as the idiopathic atrophoderma of Pasini and Pierini. Morphea profundus is not the only expression of morphea to involve subcutaneous tissue. Anoth…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Necrobiosis lipoidica vs. Necrobiotic xanthogranuloma

…expression of a small lesion of anetoderma is “macular atrophy” secondary to destructive changes of acne vulgaris, and of a large lesion of anetoderma is stria atrophicans. Striae are linear lesions that at first are elevated and plethor…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Pemphigus foliaceus

…er further by development, in time, of pigmentary changes and atrophy. Bullous lupus erythematosus is associated with tense blisters. Miscue clinical as clue to diagnosis histopathologic Pemphigus erythematosus may be misdiagnosed clinically as lupus…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

An itching plaque

…with plasma cells and variable epidermal response (acanthosis/atrophy/ulceration). While late lesions show well organized, tuberculoid granulomas, early lesions show spread macrophages intermingled within the infiltrate, containing amastigotes, the s…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

A verrucous plaque on the lower leg

…verrucous plaque with an elevated border and central areas of atrophy and scar formation. The patient was otherwise healthy, in an excellent physical profile (Figure 1). He had no associated leg pain, abdominal pain, or any history of recurrent fever…

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