Search Results for: dyskeratosis

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Grover’s disease

…be distinguishable from one of Darier’s disease, from a type of solitary keratosis characterized by focal acantholytic dyskeratosis, to wit, acantholytic dyskeratotic acanthoma, and from focal acantholytic dyskeratosis met with as an…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Applicable Terms

…ch as a perceptibly thickened basement membrane there, an evidence of either discoid lupus erythematosus or dermatomyositis. DYSKERATOSIS [Gk. dis– (abnormal) + keratos (horn) + –osis (condition)]: Cornification abnormally of individual…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Darier’s disease and simulators of it

…skeratoma, a type of infundibular cyst whose lining is characterized by changes throughout its circumference of acantholytic dyskeratosis, initially was called “isolated dyskeratosis follicularis,” implying a relationship with…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Images

…se infiltrate of lymphocytes, as here, may be accompanying. 11.7.2A: Perivascular dermatosis + 11.7.2B: Foci of acantholytic dyskeratosis = Darier’s disease Changes in the epidermis like those pictured may be seen in the Darier variant of…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Advantages of the Algorithmic Method

…luding subcutaneous fat necrosis of the newborn and poststeroid panniculitis) Diseases characterized by foci of acantholytic dyskeratosis [including Darier’s disease, Grover’s disease (Darier variant), one type of epidermal nevus (Darier…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…a biopsy specimen that was taken for an unrelated process pathologic. It must be stressed that in classic focal acantholytic dyskeratosis, which is a pattern distinctive of cutaneous epithelium, the acantholytic dyskeratotic cells appear above a…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Algorithms Predicated on “Nonspecific” Findings

…rthokeratosis that also are aligned perpendicular to the surface of the skin. Click image to enlarge. + Foci of acantholytic dyskeratosis near one another and about equidistant from one another, often in the absence of inflammatory cells =…