Search Results for: folliculo-apocrine cystic hamartoma

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Apocrine Units

…ing “decapitation” secretion. The duct of a mammary gland, named the lactiferous duct, looks just like any other apocrine duct. Uncommonly, a few apocrine units may be found ectopically on the face and scalp. Apocrine glands are small…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Eccrine, Apocrine, and Apoeccrine Sweat Glands?

…ituation in humans, however, is not the same as that in horses. In humans, the only true sweat gland is eccrine. To refer to apocrine glands as apocrine sweat glands is inaccurate and to an apoeccrine gland is speculation, the existence of it having…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Apocrine Miliaria?

…1; i.e., eccrine miliaria, designates an aberration in sweating. That term should not be applied to a condition that affects apocrine units because apocrine glands are not sweat glands; the only true sweat gland in man is eccrine. Apocrine glands in…

Primary adenomyoepithelioma of the skin–a variant of apocrine mixed tumor?

Primary adenomyoepithelioma of the skin–a variant of apocrine mixed tumor?

…04;35(1):14-24. 9. Kazakov DV, Belousova IE, Bisceglia M, et al. Apocrine mixed tumor of the skin (“mixed tumor of the folliculosebaceous-apocrine complex”). Spectrum of differentiations and metaplastic changes in the epithelial,…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Apocrine (clear-cell) hidradenoma vs. Eccrine (poroid) hidradenoma

A malignant neoplasm made up of abnormal germinative cells analogous to those that compose the folliculosebaceous-apocrine germ in an embryo and that usually manifests clinically as a papule or nodule which may become ulcerated. On the basis of…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Tricho-, pilo-, folliculo- ?

…and trichodiscoma are different names for the same hamartoma at different stages in development of it. At an early stage the hamartoma is named fibrofolliculoma; later the same process is called trichodiscoma. Although an infundibulum of epidermis…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Apocrine mixed tumor vs. Eccrine mixed tumor

A malignant neoplasm made up of abnormal germinative cells analogous to those that compose the folliculosebaceous-apocrine germ in an embryo and that usually manifests clinically as a papule or nodule which may become ulcerated. On the basis of…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Squamous Cell Carcinoma

A malignant neoplasm of keratinocytes that when present as a keratotic macule or papule on skin damaged badly by sunlight is referred to as solar keratosis. When present as a plaque it is termed Bowen’s disease, and when present as many…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Preface

…oses, lymphomas, and porokeratosis. Had we not adopted this system for organization, individual types of alopecia, cysts and cystic hamartomas, and drug eruptions alone would have made up nearly all of the 101 subjects of the book. In actuality,…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Verrucae

Papules on skin and mucous membranes that result from infection of keratinocytes by different types of papillomavirus and classified according to their silhouettes, to wit, papillated (verrucae vulgares on different sites such as volar skin, i.e.,…