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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Images

…of the reticular dermis + 10.6.1B: Thin bundles of collagen separated from one another by wide spaces + 10.6.1C + 10.6.1D = Anetoderma Stain for elastic tissue in the second set of photomicrographs (1C, 1D) demonstrates a marked decrease in number…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Introduction

…s, and for distinguishing necrobiosis lipoidica from morphea at a very late “burned out” stage. The terms “anetoderma,” “poikiloderma,” and “lipodystrophy,” unmodified, as but three of many examples,…

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…

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…

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…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Atrophic lichen planus vs. Atrophic discoid lupus erythematosus

A disease of infundibulosebaceous units, especially infundibula, that may manifest itself solely as noninflammatory lesions, i.e., comedones and intact cysts, or as inflammatory lesions, i.e., papules, nodules, and pustules. The process may resolve…