Search Results for: anetoderma

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Scar

…ts from excoriation tends to be thin and situated immediately beneath the epidermis. The terms scar, keloid, dermatofibroma, anetoderma, and poikiloderma are all generic, each conveying a sense for a process pathologic in which dermal collagen (and…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Applicable Terms

…lso comes into being from loss of connective tissue (especially elastic tissue), but in the reticular dermis entirely, e.g., anetoderma and stria atrophicans. Deep atrophy occurs subsequent to loss of adipocytes in the subcutaneous fat, e.g., in…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Atrophic lichen planus vs. Atrophic discoid lupus erythematosus

…n above the skin surface and that can be herniated below the skin surface. The stereotypical expression of a small lesion of anetoderma is “macular atrophy” secondary to destructive changes of acne vulgaris, and of a large lesion of…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…lastic fibers, but also of collagen, from the reticular dermis. The manifestation clinical of this deeper type of atrophy is anetoderma, including so-called macular atrophy that, paradoxically, actually is papular. A third, and last, type of atrophy…