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Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Perforating folliculitis vs. Elastosis perforans serpiginosa

A constellation of conditions that assumes various forms clinically but whose most dependable denominator in common (the exception being the punctate manifestation) is a keratotic ring around a central zone of atrophy, e.g., in a congenital…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Nerves

…Fig. 1.82). The somatic sensory system mediates sensations of pain, itch, temperature, light touch, discriminative touch, pressure, vibration, and proprioception. Nerves of the autonomic motor system control cutaneous vascular tone, pilomotor…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Differential Diagnosis

…ike 1. Scale-crusts common 1. Scale-crusts uncommon 2. No parakeratosis 2. Parakeratosis common 3. Suprabasal separation across a broad front 3. Suprabasal separation in small discrete loci 4. Epidermis above the suprabasal separation mostly…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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Darier’s disease (keratosis follicularis) Grover’s disease (transient acantholytic dermatosis)

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…ence of the granular zone immediately beneath it and the presence of dyskeratotic and vacuolated spinous cells beneath the missing granular zone. The particular type of porokeratosis that attracts our attention here is the systematized epidermal…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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Pemphigus Vulgaris Grover’s disease, pemphigus vulgaris-like