Search Results for: langerhans\' cells

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…. Niessen FB, Schalkwijk J, Vos H, Timens W. Hypertrophic scar formation is associated with an increased number of epidermal Langerhans cells. J Pathol 2004;202(1):121-29. Rahban SR, Garner WL. Fibroproliferative scars. Clin Plast Surg…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Borreliosis (erythema migrans)

…tic techniques. Immunological Investigations 1997;26:117–28. Hulinska D, Bartak P, Hercogova J, et al. Electronmicroscopy of Langerhans cells and Borrelia burgdorferi in Lyme disease patients. Zentralbl Bakteriol 1994;280:348-59. Kenneth B. Liegner,…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…present, too. In spongiotic dermatitis that simulates mycosis fungoides, the collections in the epidermis consist mostly of Langerhanscells joined by a few keratocytes and lymphocytes. Although the keratocytes in those foci have begun to…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Lymphatics

…the dermis of fluids, macromolecules, cells, and foreign material. The twin roles of the lymphatic network as a conduit for Langerhanscells and as an exit for macromolecules such as lipids, proteins, and immune complexes make it…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Gianotti-Crosti disease

…to assume a stellate shape, and the “pale cells” devoid of intercellular bridges and stellate shape, they being Langerhanscells. Spongiotic simulation of Pautrier’s collections is not found consistently, but only…

European dermatology: great past-no future?

European dermatology: great past-no future?

…research should primarily serve dermatological purposes. When I was a resident, we did not really feel that the function of Langerhans cells would ever be unraveled, that melanoma could ever be defeated, and that the cause of genodermatoses would…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…pecificity of pityriasis rosea (or of look-alike its histopathologic, namely, erythema annulare centrifugum). Collections of cells in the epidermis that vaguely resemble those in mycosis fungoides named for Pautrier actually consist here mostly of…

Diffuse normolipidemic plane xanthoma associated with monoclonal gammopathy

Diffuse normolipidemic plane xanthoma associated with monoclonal gammopathy

…yellowish-orange plaques that favor the neck, upper trunk, flexural folds and periorbital region [1,2]. Histologically, foam cells (macrophages that have engulfed lipid droplets) and variable numbers of Touton giant cells, lymphocytes, and foamy…