Search Results for: anderson-fabry disease

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Arthropod assaults

…mis arranged in V shape with the apex toward the subcutaneous fat is a clue to an insect “bite,” Mucha-Habermann disease, and lymphomatoid papulosis, only a “bite” being composed of lymphocytes and eosinophils mostly….

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Pemphigus foliaceus

…sociated with pemphigus vulgaris and of pemphigus foliaceus (as well as attributes usually ascribed to Hailey-Hailey’s disease and of Darier’s disease) may appear together in a single section of tissue. Drugs, among them penicillamine,…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Bacillary angiomatosis

…is. Those clumps consist of innumerable Rickettsia-like organisms, to wit, Bartonella henselae, that are responsible for the disease. Bacillary angiomatosis is an analogue of verruga peruana, but the causative organisms, although similar to one…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Palpable Purpura?

…n the concept of palpable purpura as a synonym for leukocytoclastic vasculitis is the fact that a variety of other unrelated diseases also are palpable purpuras. Mucha-Habermann disease, in addition to consisting of reddish papules, scaly papules,…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Hyalin?

…induced by gold. Necrotic keratocytes also may be seen secondary to the effects of infiltrates of lymphocytes in neoplastic diseases, such as lichen planus-like keratosis on one hand, and, episodically, plaques of mycosis fungoides on the other….

Systematic review of diagnostic accuracy of reflectance confocal microscopy for melanoma diagnosis in patients with clinically equivocal skin lesions

Systematic review of diagnostic accuracy of reflectance confocal microscopy for melanoma diagnosis in patients with clinically equivocal skin lesions

…n clinical practice. If the lesions examined in these studies included those that were clearly melanoma then the spectrum of disease would be different to that in clinical use and this could bias the result leading to an over estimate of sensitivity…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Origin of Adnexal Neoplasms?

…ermined, they are classified according to the tissue from which they arise.” Warren S. Neoplasm. In: Anderson WAD, ed. Anderson’s Pathology. 4th ed. St. Louis, MO: CV Mosby Co; 1961:450. “Tumors are classified on the basis of cell…

Regression of nevi in a melanoma patient treated with interferon

Regression of nevi in a melanoma patient treated with interferon

…onally offered adjuvant treatment with interferon alpha 2b as a postsurgical treatment. This treatment is thought to improve disease-free survival by upgrading immunomodulatory functions, which cause an antitumor effect [1,2]. We describe a patient…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Breast a Sweat Gland?

…ale.” Cotran RS, Kumar V, Robbins SL. The breast. In: Cotran RS, Kumar V, Robbins SL, eds. Robbins Pathologic Basis of Disease. 4th ed. Philadelphia, PA: WB Saunders Co., 1989:1181. “The breast may be considered at its simplest as a…