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Predicting outcome: a fourfold delusion!

Predicting outcome: a fourfold delusion!

…various prognoses and that any diagnosis comes with its associated prognosis. For instance, it is worse to suffer from small-cell carcinoma of the lung than from basalcell carcinoma of the skin. One is therefore justified in communicating to a…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Melanocytes

…h a conventional microscope, melanocytes appear as “clear cells” in and immediately beneath the row of epidermal basal cells, that is, the dermoepidermal junction (Fig. 1.62). The space characteristic of melanocytes, and for which they…

Reflectance confocal microscopy: a useful and non-invasive tool in the in vivo differentiation of benign pigmented skin lesions from malignant melanoma. Report of a case

Reflectance confocal microscopy: a useful and non-invasive tool in the in vivo differentiation of benign pigmented skin lesions from malignant melanoma. Report of a case

…s are found within the upper dermis (arrowhead). (F) Histology showed epidermal hyperplasia characterized by thin strands of basaloid cells and basal hyperpigmentation without increase of melanocytes. In the superficial dermis, few melanophages and…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Pityriasis rubra pilaris

…to that in the epidermis Late All the findings in lesions developed fully, except mitotic figures are not present above the basal layer, and there is no pallor of the epidermis Correlation clinicopathologic Infundibulocentric papules result from…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Blood Vessels

…lff, M.D.) All arterioles, capillaries, and venules in the dermis are encircled by flat adventitial cells termed “veil cells.” Those cells, whose exact nature is still shrouded, are situated entirely outside the wall of a vessel and…

Linear atrophoderma of Moulin: a case report and review of the literature

Linear atrophoderma of Moulin: a case report and review of the literature

…gure 2. Normal epidermis and broad dermis. [Copyright: ©2013 Patsatsi et al.] Figure 3. Normal epidermis with hyperpigmented basal layer. [Copyright: ©2013 Patsatsi et al.] Figure 4. Thickened collagen fibers in the dermis. [Copyright: ©2013…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Images

….80.3A: Perivascular dermatitis, slightly spongiotic + 10.80.3B: A few lymphocytes along the dermoepidermal junction, in the basal layer, and in the spinous zone in association with paltry spongiosis = Pityriasis alba Although the changes shown at…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Lentigo?

…0;The solar lentigo shows epidermal hyperplasia with elongation of the rete pegs and melanocytic hyperplasia confined to the basal cell layer.” Farmer ER, Hood AF. Melanocytic tumors. In: Farmer ER, Hood AF, eds. Pathology of the Skin. New…