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Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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Infundibulo-folliculo-sebaceous cystic hamartoma and steatocystoma are both cystic hamartomas. Neither is simply a cyst because the structures that comprise each of them are not mere epithelium-lined sacs that house fluid or solid elements, but are…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Tricho-, pilo-, folliculo- ?

…“folliculo-” appear often in titles of cutaneous hamartomas and neoplasms. To comprehend the meaning of those designations, it is requisite to understand what, precisely, is intended by pilo, tricho, and folliculo. Pilo- and tricho- are…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Multiple painful brownish plaques associated with local hyperhidrosis

Abstract Eccrine angiomatous hamartoma is a rare hamartomatous lesion characterized by proliferation of eccrine glands and small blood vessels, and occasionally other elements. It generally arises congenitally or later in childhood, as solitary or m…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Fibromatoses?

…Their Synonyms Synonyms and Related Terms Subdermal f Fibrous hamartoma of infancy; subdermal fibromatous tumor of infancy; Reye’s disease Fibromatosis colli Torticolli, wry neck; fibrous sternomastoid tumor of infancy; congenital sternomastoid…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Nevus?

…of the examples cited, nevus pertains to a birthmark, i.e., a hamartoma. The word nevus in dermatology, however, is not used simply as a synonym for birthmark. It also is applied to a particular acquired proliferation of melanocytes known as a melano…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Basal-Cell Carcinoma Common in Nevus Sebaceus?

…ates that basal-cell carcinoma is an affiliate common of that hamartoma distinctive. In actuality, what usually is diagnosed histopathologically as basal-cell carcinoma in a nevus sebaceus is a trichoblastoma. Trichoblastoma is the benign counterpart…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Inverted Follicular Keratosis, Tricholemmoma, and Desmoplastic Tricholemmoma?

…-151. “Cowden’s disease also is known as multiple hamartoma syndrome or multiple hamartoma and neoplasia syndrome. It has an autosomal dominant pattern of inheritance with high penetrance and is characterized by hamartomas of ectodermal,…