Search Results for: diffuse neuroendocrine system (anachronistic)

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Nuclear Atypia, Cytoplasmic Atypia, and Architectural Atypia?

…lled in order for nuclei to be identified as atypical. For example, are nuclei that are large but monomorphic, like those of neuroendocrine carcinoma, atypical? How large is large? What about lymphocytes with nuclei that normally are so dark that a…

Spitz nevus on the sole of a foot presenting with transepidermal elimination

Spitz nevus on the sole of a foot presenting with transepidermal elimination

…is similar to the finding of that previous published case [2]. However, the number of black dots and globules in the area of diffuse brown pigmentation in the present case are very different from the dermoscopic finding of that previous case [2]. In…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Common Baldness—an Inflammatory Disease?

…llicles and telogen germinal units. An inflammatory reaction was seen in 75% of patients and focal fibrosis was seen in 25%. Diffuse dermal fibrosis with destruction of follicular structures was present in 5% of the scalp biopsy samples. This degree…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Eccrine, Apocrine, and Apoeccrine Sweat Glands?

…ts a third type of sweat gland tentatively designated as the apoeccrine sweat gland. This type of gland shows a segmental or diffuse apocrinelike dilatation of its secretory tubule but has a long and thin duct, which does not open into a hair…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Erysipelas

…agic aspect of blisters. Cellulitis is the stereotype of phlegmonous inflammation, a response characterized by a sparse, but diffuse, infiltration by neutrophils in the reticular dermis and, sometimes, the subcutaneous fat. Erysipelas is the…