Search Results for: isthmic-catagen cyst

Appearances may be deceiving

Appearances may be deceiving

…ripheral polymorphous vascular pattern showing the presence of dotted, linear and irregular vessels (Figure 2). A milia-like cyst was also observed in the inferior part of the lesion. An excisional biopsy was performed with 2 mm margins. The…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Darier’s disease and simulators of it

…e related than are acantholytic dyskeratotic acanthoma and Darier’s disease. Warty dyskeratoma, a type of infundibular cyst whose lining is characterized by changes throughout its circumference of acantholytic dyskeratosis, initially was…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…tes it, but in some epidermal nevi, a solitary keratosis (acantholytic dyskeratotic acanthoma), and an uncommon infundibular cyst (warty dyskeratoma). Those findings histopathologic occur also as an incidental change confined to a single rete ridge…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…mors that have no distinguishing features. Not uncommonly, clinicians misinterpret both apocrine and eccrine mixed tumors as cysts and incise the lesions rather than attempt to excise them, a maneuver that often results in an artifactual cleft being…

Prediction without Pigment: a decision algorithm for non-pigmented skin malignancy

Prediction without Pigment: a decision algorithm for non-pigmented skin malignancy

…ht-hand side of the algorithmic flowchart to help reach a specific diagnosis. White clods and dots (also known as milia-like cysts) occur commonly in seborrheic keratosis but also in SCC and melanoma. Polarizing-specific white clods (referred to as…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…as, inheritance is by way of an autosomal dominant trait. Solitary trichoepithelioma is not inherited. Epithelioma adenoides cysticum is another, older, and antiquated appellation for numerous trichoepitheliomas. An interesting association of benign…

Yellow color upon dermatoscopy does not exclude melanoma!

Yellow color upon dermatoscopy does not exclude melanoma!

…re 1A). The nodule was firm on palpation. Based on the clinical appearance, the differential diagnosis included an epidermal cyst or a sebaceous tumor. The dermatoscopic examination revealed mainly structureless yellow to pink areas and some dotted…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Apocrine mixed tumor vs. Eccrine mixed tumor

A hamartoma of epidermis, epithelial structures of adnexa, and presumably dermal elements, typified, when fully formed, by a papillated or verrucous yellowish plaque situated usually on the scalp. The condition may present itself as a solitary…