Search Results for: atrophoderma

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Applicable Terms

…secondary to decrease in number and/or size of collagen bundles, 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…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…217;sabre and facial hemiatrophy, are morphea arranged in a line and morphea affecting half a face, respectively; idiopathic atrophoderma of Pasini and Pierini is “burned out” morphea; fasciitis with eosinophilia (eosinophilic fasciitis,…

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…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Scleroderma?

…isappear without therapy, although some lesions of morphea regress 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)…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Lipodystrophy

…m. Additional images View additional images for this disease Comment 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…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans

…absence of signs clinical of atrophy, except for “burned out” patches of morphea known as the “idiopathic atrophoderma Pasini and Pierini.” Lichen sclerosus et atrophicus, a superficial expression of morphea, consists of…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Keratosis pilaris/Lichen spinulosus

…Schwartz RA. Keratosis pilaris. Cutis 1999;63:205–07. Nico MM, 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,…

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…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Degos’ disease (malignant atrophic papulosis)

…itis consists of larger nonumbilicated lesions situated near the 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…