Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Figurate Erythemas?

…hema, annular eruption of lupus erythematosus, and the carrier state of chronic granulomatous disease. How dire is the prognosis for a student for comprehending the meaning of figurate erythemas becomes apparent in the opening sentence of the section…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Discoid Lupus Erythematosus Versus Systemic Lupus Erythematosus?* I

…develop systemic disease…” McKee PH, Calonje E, Granter SR. Pathology of the Skin. 3rd ed. 2005:775. Once upon a time, dermatologists and pathologists could never conceive of psoriasis, dermatitis herpetiformis, and granuloma faciale/erythema…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Images

…hair has been twisted back and forth. It does not, in itself, signify trichotillomania; sometimes patients twist a hair, to and fro, that emanates from a Mieschers nevus, for example, that hair inevitably showing evidence of trichomalacia. Th…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Selection of the Method for Surgery

…t it is a highly circumscribed one confined to what clinically seem to be benign, mostly exophytic growths such as warts, skin tags, seborrheic keratoses, and the melanocytic nevi of Unna and Miescher types. Those banal lesions may be removed in cosm…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

The so-called dysplastic nevus is not dysplastic at all

…orically, histologically, clinically and molecularly, that the so-called dysplastic nevus is a type of melanocytic nevus and should be managed like other types of melanocytic nevi [1,2]. This reinforces the notion set forth by the late Bernie Ackerma…