Search Results for: anderson-fabry disease

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Pemphigus foliaceus

…netically, any more than pemphigus vulgaris and Hailey-Hailey disease are related to one another because both of them are characterized by the presence of acantholytic cells. In superficial pemphigus and in deep pemphigus, acantholytic cells are thou…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Bacillary angiomatosis

…obial therapy is not administered. If untreated, disseminated disease can end fatally. Variations clinical Subcutaneous nodules Involvement of mucous membranes Differential diagnosis clinical Verruga peruana (bartonellosis) is indistinguishable clini…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Hyalin?

…” Unna PG. Malignant growths. In: Histopathology of the Diseases of the Skin. New York, NY: Macmillan Co., 1896:702–3. “Hyalin: (Greek, ‘glassy’) Homogeneous, glassy eosinophilic material that is composed of type IV collagen….

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Palpable Purpura?

…221; Braverman IM. The angiitides. In: Skin Signs of Systemic Disease. Philadelphia, PA: WB Saunders Co., 1970:209. “The major cutaneous manifestation of cutaneous small vessel vasculitis is palpable purpura…” Barham KL, Jorizzo JL,…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Origin of Adnexal Neoplasms?

…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 type, tissue of origin, whether benign or mali…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Breast a Sweat Gland?

…ran 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 modified sweat gland, but in reality it is an organ of complex arran…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Regression of nevi in a melanoma patient treated with interferon

…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 treated with adjuvant interferon therapy for stage III melanoma,…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Letter to the Editor

…on of knowledge, Part XIII: The nature of evidence” [1], Cris Anderson helps us to look at the question of why a person would choose an alternative treatment rather than a conventional scientific one. Her essay also stimulates us to look at our own p…