Search Results for: morphea

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Lichen sclerosus et atrophicus vs. Superficial morphea

A disease manifested chiefly in the skin by vesicles and bullae that appear on sites of trauma, especially the face and dorsa of the hands, often in conjunction with macular hyperpigmentation and hypertrichosis of a face and sclerodermoid changes…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Lupus profundus vs. Morphea profundus

A disease manifested chiefly in the skin by vesicles and bullae that appear on sites of trauma, especially the face and dorsa of the hands, often in conjunction with macular hyperpigmentation and hypertrichosis of a face and sclerodermoid changes…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Scleroderma (morphea) vs. Scleredema (Buschke)

A disease manifested chiefly in the skin by vesicles and bullae that appear on sites of trauma, especially the face and dorsa of the hands, often in conjunction with macular hyperpigmentation and hypertrichosis of a face and sclerodermoid changes…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Keloids and Hypertrophic Scars: Treatment

…trauma or inflammation. Note that the differential diagnosis of keloid-like lesions includes inflammatory conditions such as morphea and xanthomas, growths such as sarcomas, and even infections such as lobomycosis. If the lesion is symptomatic. If…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans

The term, dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP), was coined by Hoffman in 1925 to signify a protuberant, often multinodular cutaneous tumor that showed progressive growth. Darier and Ferrand had described a case of the disease a year before, and…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Basal Cell Carcinoma

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…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Lichen sclerosus et atrophicus

…ickened papillary dermis, but affecting also the uppermost part of the reticular dermis by changes characteristic of classic morphea. When morphea involves the papillary dermis mostly, it is called lichen sclerosus et atrophicus, but at other times…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Images

…d bundles of collagen throughout the reticular dermis and in widened septa of the subcutaneous fat + 10.97.10C + 10.97.10D = Morphea, fully developed—late That this lesion of morphea is beyond developed fully can be told by the paucity of…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…fasciitis”), “tryptophane (eosinophilic) myalgia syndrome,” and “toxic oil syndrome” represent morphea that is widespread and deep. In short, morphea can present itself as a single lesion or as many lesions and be…