Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Images

Images 10.63.1A: Perivascular dermatitis, interface, vacuolar + 10.63.1B: Smudged appearance of the dermoepidermal junction, focally thinned epidermis, and plentiful mucin throughout the dermis = Lupus erythematosus, discoid ┬áThe presence…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Epidermis

…nd the function of the cornified layer, it is useful to define keratocytes, to characterize them cytologically, and to consider how they are organized, as assessed histologically, in the epidermis. Figure 1.17 Keratocytes of the acrosyringium (int…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Differential Diagnosis

…ften perpendicular to the skin surface 7. Two populations of keratocytes, “basaloid” and “squamoid” 7. One population of keratocyte, “squamoid” 8. Pigmented markedly by melanin sometimes 8. Not pigmented marked…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…ermis and of eccrine ducts and the dermis, individual necrotic keratocytes in the surface epidermis and upper portion of epithelial structures of adnexa, spongiosis, ballooning, lymphocytes contiguous to many necrotic keratocytes, clusters of necroti…