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Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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Dermatofibroma Desmoplastic Spitz’s nevus

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Dermatofibroma

…mor (giant dermatofibroma) rarely; tends to be reddish early, brown late; a papule or nodule early, a macule (sometimes depressed below the surface of the skin) late; a lesion developed fully dimples when pressure is applied to both sides of it….

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Lymphadenosis benigna cutis

…indistinguishable. When the breast is the site affected, primary carcinoma must be considered. Tick “bite” and assaults by other arthropods may be identical. Spitz’s nevus often presents itself as a pink, red, or orange papule….

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Differential Diagnosis

…ion 2. Poor circumscription 3. Maturation of melanocytes (decrease in size of aggregations and of nuclei) with descent progressive 3. No maturation with descent progressive into the dermis usually 4. Aggregations of melanocytes relatively uniform 4….

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Polyarteritis nodosa

Polyarteritis nodosa Synonyms Periarteritis nodosa Panarteritis nodosa Kussmaul-Maier disease Kussmaul-Maier syndrome Polyarteritis acuta nodosa Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Men mostly Distribution of lesions Bilateral, particularly on…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans

…al regions. Differential diagnosis clinical Acrosclerosis is distinguished from acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans by hardness of the skin, telangiectases, and absence of signs clinical of atrophy, except for “burned out” patches of…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Granuloma annulare vs. Eruptive xanthoma

Deposits of lipid in the skin and sometimes in subcutaneous tissues as a consequence often, but not always, of hyperlipidemia. The lipid deposits are expressed as yellowish papules and plaques, and nodules and tumors.

Frontotemporal hairline recession in a postmenopausal woman

Frontotemporal hairline recession in a postmenopausal woman

The patient A 69-year-old postmenopausal woman consulted for frontal hair loss for two years. She had started menopause at the age of 50 years old and had been taking bisphosphonates for her osteoporosis for two years. Her clinical history,…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…bit lymphocytes around venules and extracellular deposits of basophilic granular material. The major findings that make it possible to distinguish granuloma annulare from eruptive xanthoma are, in the former, copious amounts of extracellular…

A pigmented lesion on the finger

A pigmented lesion on the finger

scopy showed a brown-colored area displaying parallel pattern with pigment both in furrows and ridges and a white structureless area in the proximal nail fold; in the distal part of the lateral nail fold and in the hyponychia, a slightly verrucous