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Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…of the name papular mucinosis and of synonyms for it, namely, scleromyxedema and lichen myxedematosus, the condition is primarily a proliferation of fibrocytes accompanied by deposits of mucin rather than a true “mucinosis” like pretibial…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…mes begin with “scler-“: scleroderma, scleredema, scleromyxedema, and sclerema. The latter three diseases are not related in any way to the “sclerodermas.” Scleredema adultorum of Buschke is not an inflammatory disease, but an…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Cells That Mediate Inflammation (Inflammatory Cells)

…in interstitial granulomatous inflammation are fibrocytes in scleromyxedema and in nephrogenic fibrosing dermopathy. Suppurative granulomas are a manifestation of an inflammatory response in which collections of neutrophils are present in associatio…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…n which hardness is noted clinically, among them scleroderma, scleredema of Buschke, scleromyxedema, and sclerema neonatorum. Each of those is a distinct and distinctive disease. Search Derm101.com for scleroderma and morphea and Buschke scleredema….

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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Pretibial myxedema Scleromyxedema

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Differential Diagnosis

Pretibial myxedema Scleromyxedema 1. Epidermis slightly thickened and often hyperkeratotic 1. Epidermis normal or only slightly hyperplastic 2. Abnormalities mostly in the upper half of the dermis in lesions developed fully 2. Abnormalities through…