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Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Eruptive Vellus Hair Cyst?

…ct. In this setting, these cysts may represent a hybrid form of steatocystoma multiplex. Other forms of eruptive vellus hair cysts may represent follicular cysts of the infundibular or isthmus-catagen type. Mixed types of cysts that incorporate…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Epidermal Cyst and Epidermoid Cyst?

…d in 1949, until the last (7th) edition published in 1990, Walter Lever considered wens, sebaceous cysts, milia, and dermoid cysts to be “cysts of the epidermis.” In reality, nearly all primary cysts in skin are related to adnexal…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…inflammation, and, last, fibrosis. Historically, follicular cysts of the isthmus-catagen type have been called tricholemmal cysts, pilar cysts, sebaceous cysts, and wens. The lining of isthmus-catagen cysts is the same as that of the outer sheath…

Dermatoscopic pattern of digital mucous cyst: report of three cases

Dermatoscopic pattern of digital mucous cyst: report of three cases

…slucent aspect with white bright areas and loss of vascular pattern when compression is applied. Introduction Digital mucous cysts are benign ganglion cysts of the digits typically located at the distal interphalangeal (DIP) joints or in the…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Differential Diagnosis

…ibuted uniformly throughout the lesion 4. “Cysts” not distributed uniformly throughout the lesion 5. Most “cysts” large 5. Most “cysts” small 6. Individual “cysts” ovoid 6. Individual…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…phymatous At a much earlier stage, sebaceous glands were more numerous and infundibular cysts were even more formidable. The cysts ruptured, suppuration and granulomatous inflammation ensued, and fibrosis, seen here, followed. In short, rhinophyma…

Multiple familial trichoepithelioma: confirmation via dermoscopy

Multiple familial trichoepithelioma: confirmation via dermoscopy

…been described for desmoplastic trichoepithelioma and solitary trichoepitheliomas, namely, arborizing vessels and milia-like cysts [10,11]. The presence of milia-like cysts in dermoscopy was correlated with the presence of keratin cysts in the…