Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…in a type of epidermal nevus that sports foci of acantholytic dyskeratosis (acantholytic dyskeratotic acanthoma). Unlike Grover’s disease, however, those two conditions usually are not associated consistently with a dermal infiltrate of inflamm…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Identification of Basic Patterns: Skin: Vesicular Dermatitis

…isters, examples of that phenomenon being “acantholytic dyskeratosis” encountered in such different disorders as Darier’s disease (Fig. 5.272 A&B), warty dyskeratoma, and the “pseudoglandular” type of squamous-cell c…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Grover’s disease

…tosis characterized histopathologically by focal acantholytic dyskeratosis, i.e., acantholytic dyskeratotic acanthoma, and from an incidental finding histopathologic of focal acantholytic dyskeratosis. Such a focus may be indistinguishable, too, from…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Applicable Terms

…ratoma, the solitary keratosis marked by foci of acantholytic dyskeratosis (acantholytic dyskeratotic acanthoma), the epidermal nevus typified by foci of acantholytic dyskeratosis, and in Darier’s disease all cornify abnormally. ACANTHOSIS [Gk….

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Darier’s disease and simulators of it

…sections from it will display many more foci of acantholytic dyskeratosis than are seen in a single papule of Darier’s disease. Grover’s disease expresses itself histopathologically in various ways, but the sine qua non for diagnosis is…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…: Perivascular dermatosis + 11.7.1B: Foci of acantholytic dyskeratosis = Darier’s disease ¬†Changes in the epidermis identical to these may be seen in one expression, namely, the Darier, of Grover’s disease, as well as in one type of e…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Advantages of the Algorithmic Method

…panniculitis) Diseases characterized by foci of acantholytic dyskeratosis [including Darier’s disease, Grover’s disease (Darier variant), one type of epidermal nevus (Darier variant), a solitary keratosis (acantholytic dyskeratotic acant…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…histopathologic findings, namely, those of focal acantholytic dyskeratosis, spare follicles rather than involve them. The process affects surface epidermis almost exclusively, rarely involving infundibular epidermis. In contrast to Darier’s dis…