Search Results for: atrophoderma

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Applicable Terms

…s, e.g., in long-standing morphea, i.e., so-called idiopathic atrophoderma of Pasini and Pierini. Figure 3.5 Superficial atrophy. A. Clinical. B. Histopathologic. BALLOONING [It. ballone (large ball) + ME –ing (to become like)]: “Intracel…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…e and morphea affecting half a face, respectively; idiopathic atrophoderma of Pasini and Pierini is “burned out” morphea; fasciitis with eosinophilia (eosinophilic fasciitis, Shulman’s syndrome) and tryptophane (eosinophilia) myalgi…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Lichen sclerosus et atrophicus vs. Superficial morphea

A generic term for at least two different inflammatory diseases that have in common hardening of the skin by virtue of thickening of bundles of collagen in the dermis and subcutis. One of those diseases manifests itself as localized or widespread pa…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Scleroderma?

…ess slowly over years to become what is termed the idiopathic atrophoderma of Pasini and Pierini. En coup de sabre may result in devastating deformity of one half of a face (hemiatrophy) as a result of involvement not only of subcutaneous fat but of…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Lipodystrophy

…mment Strictly speaking, lipodystrophy does not qualify as an atrophoderma because it occurs below the dermis in the subcutaneous fat. License pedagogical is taken in including it in this subchapter, it being a principal example of atrophy. Last, it…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans

…out” patches of morphea known as the “idiopathic atrophoderma Pasini and Pierini.” Lichen sclerosus et atrophicus, a superficial expression of morphea, consists of lesions that usually are smaller, more localized, and more ivory co…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Keratosis pilaris/Lichen spinulosus

…Valente NY, Sotto MN. Folliculitis ulerythematosa reticulata (atrophoderma vermiculata): early detection of a case with unilateral lesions. Pediatr Dermatol 1998;15(4):285–6. Poskitt L, Wilkinson JD. Natural history of keratosis pilaris. Br J Dermato…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Lupus profundus vs. Morphea profundus

A generic term for at least two different inflammatory diseases that have in common hardening of the skin by virtue of thickening of bundles of collagen in the dermis and subcutis. One of those diseases manifests itself as localized or widespread pa…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Degos’ disease (malignant atrophic papulosis)

…e ankle, often in company with erythema in reticular pattern. Atrophoderma of Pasini and Pierini, an end stage of morphea, tends to be hyperpigmented. Lichen sclerosus et atrophicans, a superficial manifestation of morphea, may present itself as smal…