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Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Chondrodermatitis Nodularis Helicis?

…lation tissue. At the periphery of the granulation tissue (i.e., lateral to and beneath it) are found numerous chondrocytoid fibrocytes, and deep to them may be perichondral sclerosis and signs of necrosis (karyolysis) of cartilage. In summary,…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Differential Diagnosis

…ls present episodically 10. No granulomatous features 10. Granulomatous changes may be present secondarily 11. Multinucleate fibrocytes in a thickened papillary dermis often 11. No multinucleate fibrocytes usually 12. Edema of the papillary dermis…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Differential Diagnosis

…plastic cells 10. Collagen bundles that surround the neoplastic cells are thickened and brightly eosinophilic; the number of fibrocytes often is decreased 10. Collagen bundles that surround the neoplastic cells usually are fibrillar and amphophilic;…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…d” as is the case in sclerosis. In a pure collagenous nevus, elastic fibers may be normal in number or decreased. When fibrocytes are increased in such a nevus, they may assume various shapes, e.g., oval, spindle, and dendritic, and they may…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Differential Diagnosis

…undles of collagen narrowed 3. Spaces between bundles of collagen preserved 4. Decrease in number of oval and spindle-shaped fibrocytes; no pleomorphism of them 4. Slight increase in number of stellate-shaped fibrocytes; some of them with…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…tous inflammation and fibrosis. 10.38.3A: Fibrosing dermatitis and panniculitis, septal + 10.38.3B: Increased number of thin fibrocytes, coarse bundles of collagen oriented parallel to the skin surface, and histiocytes, some of them multinucleate,…

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