Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Pernio, Perniosis, Lupus Pernio, Chilblain, and Chilblain Lupus?

…rapy, and negative results of cryoglobulin and cold agglutinin studies.” Su WP, Perniciaro C, Rogers RS III, White JW JR. Chilblain lupus erythematosus (lupus pernio): clinical review of the Mayo Clinic experience and proposal of diagnostic cr…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Dermoepithelial Interface

…ne was defined first by conventional microscopy as a thin band situated immediately beneath basal keratocytes, a strip that was stained magenta by the periodic acid-Schiff method (Fig. 1.70). In time, with the aid of electron microscopy, it came to b…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Dermoscopy in the Southern Hemisphere: a success story

…aining and education in dermoscopy [3] to further improve this service that is in high demand. This agenda has been undertaken by several providers in colleges and universities in Australia, who also provide education in dermoscopy at a high level. i…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Follicular Degeneration Syndrome?

…(e.g., the “hot comb”) and onset, progression, or severity of disease. The histologic features of FDS in men are identical to those in women.” Sperling LC, Skelton HG III, Smith KJ, Sau P, Friedman K. Follicular degeneration syndr…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Discoid Lupus Erythematosus versus Systemic Lupus Erythematosus? II

…. Lupus panniculitis (LE profundus) 1. With discoid LE 2. With systemic LE II. Subacute cutaneous LE A. Papulosquamous B. Annular C. Syndromes commonly exhibiting similar morphology 1. Neonatal LE 2. Complement deficiency syndrome III. Acute cutaneou…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Behçet’s Disease

…n—a report of six cases. Clin Exp Dermatol 1989;14:20-24. Chun SI, Su WP, Lee S. Histopathologic study of cutaneous lesions in Behçet”s syndrome. J Dermatol 1990;17(6):333-41. Chun SI, Su WP, Lee S, Rogers RS III. Erythema nodosum-like lesions

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Scar

Scar Synonyms Cicatrix Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Any age and both sexes Distribution of lesions Usually localized, but sometimes widespread Configuration of lesions Linear, as in a surgical wound Round, as a consequence of an ulcer ind…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Benign and Malignant Cells?

…or cells, benign or malignant, growing in vitro usually do not show any structural features that are pathognomonic of neoplasia.” Diamandopoulos GT. Neoplasia. In: Kissane JM, ed. Anderson’s Pathology. 8th ed. St. Louis, MO: CV Mosby Co….