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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…

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…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…anatomic), and recognizing that what are called localized morphea, idiopathic atrophoderma of Pasini and Pierini, widespread morphea, guttate morphea, tryptophane myalgia syndrome, eosinophilia myalgia syndrome, toxic oil syndrome, lichen sclerosus…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Errors and Reasons

…patient, nary a single lesion of atopic dermatitis comes into being. Error: Atrophoderma of Pasini and Pierini differs from morphea. Reason: The atrophoderma named eponymically for Pasini and Pierini simply is the end stage of morphea, a phenomenon…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Scleroderma?

…ly, but they are very different from one another in terms of cause, probable mechanisms of formation, and biologic behavior. Morphea and its superficial variant, that is, lichen sclerosus et atrophicus, may disappear without therapy, although some…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…in the dermis of that condition, hence its resemblance clinical to the form of “localized scleroderma” known as morphea. During its active phase, morphea is marked by florid panniculitis. As the infiltrate of inflammatory cells wanes,…