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Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Primary and Secondary Lesions?

…e caused directly by the deposition of morbid products in the skin. These bear the name of Primary symptoms or eruptions, Efflorescentiae cutaneae primariae. But these eruptions often afterwards undergo further development, and are subject to changes…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Dermatofibroma?

…#8220;Cutaneous fibroma Fibroma simplex Simple fibroma of the skin, as defined above, is a benign tumor, usually appearing solitary, on the upper part of the body and the extremities, which, mainly imbedded in the skin, is only rarely and little elev…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Acquired Epidermolysis Bullosa?

…pective. In 1895, Elliot reported on a nonfamilial blistering skin disease whose lesions resembled those of dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa, both clinically and histopathologically (Two cases of epidermolysis bullosa. J Cutan Genitourin Dis 13:10)….

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Blaschkitis?

…ns and Marot in their report of relapsing acquired unilateral skin lesions following Blaschko’s lines.” Megahed et al. Acquired relapsing self-healing Blaschko dermatitis. J Am Acad Dermatol 1994;31:849–52. “Blaschkitis is a d…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Lentigo?

…noma. In: Elder DE (ed.). Lever’s Histopathology of the Skin. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2005:723. The word lentigo derives from the Latin word for lentil and was applied first in dermatology to pigmented lesions that…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Discoid Lupus Erythematosus versus Systemic Lupus Erythematosus? II

…Idiopathic connective tissue disorders. In: Pathology of the Skin with Clinical Correlations. Philadelphia, PA: JB Lippincott, 1989:11.2. “Three major clinical variants are recognized—chronic discoid lupus erythematosus which involves only the…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Embryologic Development

All constituents of human skin are derived from either ectoderm or mesoderm. The epithelial structures, i.e., epidermis (surface and infundibular), apocrine units, sebaceous units, hair follicles, eccrine units, and nail units, come from ectoderm. M…

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