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Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…her constituents of epithelium and/or mesenchyme found in normal skin but in abnormal arrangement, i.e., the definition of a hamartoma. Infundibulo-folliculo-sebaceous cystic hamartoma and steatocystoma have many features in common besides their…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Tricho-, pilo-, folliculo- ?

…, rather than fracturing of it, as is actually the case. Fibrofolliculoma 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…

Multiple painful brownish plaques associated with local hyperhidrosis

Multiple painful brownish plaques associated with local hyperhidrosis

…a unique clinical and histopathological presentation that should be considered in the differential diagnosis of vascular and hamartomatous lesions. References 1. Naik V, Arsenovic N, Reed M. Eccrine angiomatous hamartoma: a rare multifocal variant…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Fibromatoses?

…fibromatosis [f]: Fibromatoses: a. Congenital and juvenile (1) Infantile myofibromatosis (2) Juvenile hyaline f (3) Fibrous hamartoma of infancy (4) Fibromatosis colli (5) Aggressive infantile f (6) Infantile digital f (7) Diffuse infantile f b….

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Basal-Cell Carcinoma Common in Nevus Sebaceus?

…ery textbook in which an entry about nevus sebaceus is found states 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…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Nevus?

…pithelial and nonepithelial (e.g., in nevus sebaceus). In each 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…