Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Selection of the Method for Surgery

Not only the lesion for biopsy but also the method of biopsy must be chosen deliberately. It is obvious that certain methods of biopsy should not be employed when an inflammatory disease is suspected clinically, for example, curettage and electrocau…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Dermoepithelial Interface

…und all epithelial structures of adnexa, i.e., hair follicles, sebaceous units, apocrine units, and eccrine units. Moreover, the vasculature and Schwann cells of nerves also are surrounded by a basement membrane. Figure 1.70 Basement membrane zone…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Protecting the patient is our protection

Optimization and securing of medical practices and procedures has always been very challenging in medicine. However, the real-life clinical settings continue to pose various hazards that may lead medical professionals to unintended mistakes. Patholo…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

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“-oid (-oid) [eides, like]. A suffix signifying likeness or resemblance.” Bould G. The Practitioner’s Medical Dictionary. 3rd ed. Philadelphia, PA: P. Blakiston’s Son & Co., 1916:622. “-ode, -odes, -oid, -oides […

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Images

Images 10.45.1A: Vesicular dermatitis, intraepidermal, acantholytic + 10.45.1B: Suprabasal separation with acantholytic dyskeratotic cells throughout most of the thickness of the thickened epidermis = Hailey-Hailey disease Because when th…