Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Actinic Granuloma?

…um, on one hand, or of granuloma disciformis, on the other; of granuloma annulare on the face or of Mieschers granuloma of the face; of erythema elevatum diutinum or of extracellular cholesterolosis; of erythema nodosum or of subacute nodular…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Churg-Strauss Granuloma and Allergic Granulomatosis?

…rg and Strauss conceived of an “extravascular (allergic) granuloma” as a special type of granulomatous inflammation characterized by a central core of degenerated collagen and necrotic eosinophils surrounded, in radial array, by macrophag…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Granuloma annulare

…ules on the trunk mainly, but also on the extremities; lesions sometimes are found in photodistribution; the condition may be associated with diabetes mellitus. Mieschers granuloma of the face, a solitary annular plaque typically on the forehe…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Preface

…alteration of the epidermis,” “flame figures,” and “Mieschers radial granulomas.” Nonetheless, histopathologists, e.g., general pathologists, can profit greatly from this atlas because the surfeit of pictures it contains should enable them to begin…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Melanoma: Initial Evaluation

…red, purple). Nodular melanoma (NMM): Typically presents as a solitary nodule that arises from a pre-existing nevus or de novo. They may grow rapidly in thickness without radial spread (extension along the surface of the skin). Lentigo maligna melan…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Sarcoidosis: Overview

…ulmonary disease, uveitis, hepatosplenomegaly, and disfiguring skin lesions. Patients with multisystem disease are best managed by a team of appropriate specialists. The therapeutic strategy is empiric, and its purpose is to suppress granuloma format…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Radial Growth Phase versus Vertical Growth Phase of Melanoma?

…on its head; nests of melanocytes in the dermis that at first seemed to be larger than those in the epidermis became dwarfed by them as more sections were perused. The terms radial growth phase and vertical growth phase of melanoma are simply new na…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Pyogenic granuloma

…f as macules/patches and nodules/tumors, as well as papules. A single papule of bacillary angiomatosis, hemangioma, and Kaposi’s sarcoma may be indistinguishable from one of pyogenic granuloma. Findings histopathologic Early Small polypoid ma…