Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Lichen sclerosus et atrophicus

…atosis, hypergranulosis, and sometimes acanthosis. When lichen sclerosus et atrophicus affects the penis, the condition is termed balanitis xerotica obliterans, an example of superfluous synonymy, along with Bowens disease and erythroplasia of…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Overlap Syndromes?

…eic dermatitis and about 2% psoriasis) may collide in the very same lesion. Dermatopathologists are used to seeing in a single specimen of tissue both seborrheic keratosis and verruca vulgaris, both seborrheic keratosis and Bowens disease, and…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Keratosis pilaris/Lichen spinulosus

…atosis pilaris and lichen spinulosus are different names for a single process pathologic, analogous to lichen sclerosus et atrophicus and balanitis xerotica obliterans, granuloma faciale and erythema elevatum diutinum, and Bowens disease and e…