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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Lichen planus

…isters are situated at the same place, namely, immediately beneath the epidermis, but the cleft, i.e., an empty space, is an artifact consequent to shrinkage of tissue during fixation and processing, whereas the blister is an authentic expression…

Clinical Case Studies

Rhinophyma with Basal Cell Carcinoma

…oma in a setting of rhinophyma. Nodular aggregates of basaloid cells in the dermis with peripheral palisading and retraction artifact were observed. The surrounding skin had hyperplasia of the sebaceous glands with elongation and dilation of the…

When all you have is a dermatoscope—start looking at the nails

When all you have is a dermatoscope—start looking at the nails

…iteria [14,15]. A decrease of the capillary density within viral warts is often observed in lesions responding to treatment. Artifacts and foreign bodies of the nail unit Artificial changes of the nail unit occasionally arise and may be quite…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…actory so often. Biopsy specimens of the scalp and of nail units tend to be superficial and often are compromised further by artifacts that result from indelicate handling of them by the surgeon (“crush” artifact) or by the technician….

Dermoscopic characteristics of nodular squamous cell carcinoma and keratoacanthoma

Dermoscopic characteristics of nodular squamous cell carcinoma and keratoacanthoma

…Japan). Tenfold magnification was used. Alcohol gel was used for immersion and precautions were taken to reduce compression artifact. Lesions were excluded if the image quality was unsatisfactory. Clinical and dermoscopic images were reviewed…