Search Results for: spindle-cell hemangioma

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Bacillary angiomatosis

…e a jagged outline and that tend to follow pre-existing vascular plexuses. In papules, nodules and tumors, plump oval and/or spindle-shaped cells form fascicles that interweave, erythrocytes being lodged in spaces between those elongated mesenchymal…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Origin of Adnexal Neoplasms?

…y. 5th ed. Oxford, England: Blackwell Scientific Publications, 1992:1516. “Tumors are best classified according to the cell type from which they take origin. In some instances where the type of the cell of origin has not been definitely…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Metastasizing Dermatofibroma?

…scularity, hemorrhage/hemosiderin deposition, degree of sclerosis (a feature of later stage lesions), and types of composite cells (giant cells, atypical cells, lipid-laden histiocytes, etc.).” Barnhill RL. Textbook of Dermatopathology. New…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Colors Stereotypical for Diseases Specific?

…necessarily blue. So, too, it is for the frog spawn-like appearance of lymphangiomas and for the cherry red in that type of hemangioma known inaccurately as “senile.” It is important that dermatologists be alert to the effect of color…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Confusing Terms (to be Avoided Scrupulously)

…dermis or the upper part of the dermal eccrine duct has thickened consequent to an increase in number greatly of constituent cells, a circumstance referred to generally as “pseucarcinomatous hyperplasia,” we will characterize the change…

Pigmented poroma with unusual location and dermatoscopic features

Pigmented poroma with unusual location and dermatoscopic features

…HE, 40X). [Copyright: ©2012 Kassuga et al.] Figure 4. Pigmented poroma. Epithelial aggregate made up of poroid and cuticular cells. The poroid cells have small, round, uniform nuclei and scant cytoplasm and the cuticular cells display larger nuclei…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Angiolymphoid Hyperplasia with Eosinophilia/Kimura’s Disease?

…Histopathology of the Skin, 7th ed. Philadelphia: JB Lippincott, 1990:714. “The solid nests of epithelioid endothelial cells (albeit in a lone focus) and the hobnail appearance of the cells elsewhere suggested a diagnosis of ALHE…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Kimura’s disease

…ations, it may be inferred that the vascular changes just described, referred to imprecisely as those of “histiocytoid hemangioma,” represent a pattern histopathologic analogous to those of granular cellularity, flame figures,…