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Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Dermatofibroma?

…than a neoplastic, process. It begins as a pink macule that quickly becomes a red papule and sometimes even a red or purple nodule. In time the domed lesion becomes brown, and, in the course of years, it slowly but surely flattens into a macule…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Cutaneous Horn?

…er Verlag, 1991:1002. “The cutaneous horn is a morphologic designation for a projectile, conical, dense hyperkeratotic nodule that resembles the horn of an animal.” Schwartz RA, Stoll HL. Epithelial precancerous lesions. In: Fitzpatrick…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Differential Diagnosis

Dermatofibroma, hemorrhagic papulo-nodule Kaposi’s sarcoma, hemorrhagic papulo-nodule 1. Poorly circumscribed; border sometimes jagged 1. Well-circumscribed; border smooth 2. Epidermis acanthotic and hyperpigmented 2. Epidermis thinned and…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

“Kyrle’s disease”

…ive infundibulitis that becomes complicated by the effects of scratching and rubbing, and that ends as “picker’s nodule” or “prurigo nodularis.” Ours, of course, is speculation. In fact, though, there is no need ever to…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Endothelial Swelling?

…ercolating, and penetrating are recognizable through a microscope. The same can be said for the potential for progression; a nodule, for example, of abnormal melanocytes, cannot be judged through a microscope to be “expansile!”…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Foreign body reaction

…it is by use of stains specialized for them; they are not bifringerent. Correlation clinicopathologic Papules, plaques, and nodules are formed usually of dense infiltrates of histiocytes that are mobilized for the purpose of ingesting the foreign…

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