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…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

An atypical pigmented lesion on the nose

The patient A 56-year-old Caucasian woman, with skin phototype III, presented with an asymptomatic, slow-growing, gray-black plaque on her nose. The lesion had appeared almost 6 months prior, was 10 x 5 mm in size and presented with a paler, raised…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Images

…sts, but it differs by displaying many more of those foci per unit area of section of tissue. The lesion differs from Darier’s disease by the absence both of numerous discrete suprabasal clefts and of columns of parakeratosis. 10.45.3A: V…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

-oid?

…lzberger was at his prime and chairman of the Skin and Cancer Unit of New York University School of Medicine, the diagnosis of oid-oid disease (as it was known colloquially) was very popular among his many acolytes. When, however, Sulzberger left New…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…enlargement of a nose results from tremendous hyperplasia of sebaceous lobules and formation of many infundibular cysts that rupture, thereby sending contents of infundibula into the dermis and inducing suppurative granulomatous inflammation that cu…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Discoid Lupus Erythematosus versus Systemic Lupus Erythematosus? II

…tration limited solely to the skin, and affecting chiefly the sebaceous glands and the parts immediately adjacent to them, ending in complete absorption, or in a cicatricial contraction of the skin, and not in any way affecting the patient’s ge…