Search Results for: fibroplasia

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Follicular Degeneration Syndrome?

…creased number of fibrocytes around the upper part of a follicle, but no concentration of fibrocytes at the isthmus Lamellar fibroplasia at the level of the isthmus Despite these sets of findings seeming to indicate that follicular degeneration…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…f rete ridges, wedge-shaped infundibular hypergranulosis, and compact orthokeratosis = Scar and lichen simplex chronicus The fibroplasia is limited to the upper part of the dermis because it represents repair of an ulcer induced by scratching…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…d array = Lymphedema, chronic Although vascular changes in chronic lymphedema resemble those of severe stasis, the prominent fibroplasia in longstanding examples is distinguishing, it involving much of the reticular dermis. 11.12.4A: Fibrosing…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Xanthogranuloma

…plasm of histiocytes. Differential diagnosis histopathologic Dermatofibroma with lipophages is marked also by acanthosis and fibroplasia but, at times, also by siderophages, “monster” cells, and epidermal hyperpigmentation. Histiocytosis…

Spitz and Reed nevi: acquired or congenital?

Spitz and Reed nevi: acquired or congenital?

…ay also present as a sessile or papillomatous papule, thus exhibiting a pattern reminiscent of that seen in Unna nevus [21]. Fibroplasia may be impressive in dermal variants of Spitz nevi being reminiscent of that seen in blue type nevi [22]….

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…that many years of evolution and devolution are required for a Spitz’s nevus to become desmoplastic. Parenthetically, fibroplasia in a melanocytic nevus is not limited to Spitz’s nevus. It is seen in Clark’s nevi…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Keloid

…nthine fashion Plump fibrocytes paralleling the course of collagen bundles Abundant mucin in spaces between collagen bundles Fibroplasia like that of a scar at the periphery of the zone of markedly thickened bundles of collagen sometimes Late…