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Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…ge nodular types of trichoblastoma, there are other variants of that benign neoplasm made up overwhelmingly of trichoblasts. Trichoepithelioma is that type of trichoblastoma characterized by cribriform pattern formed by follicular germinative cells…

Epidermal multinucleated giant cells are not always a histopathologic clue to a herpes virus infection: multinucleated epithelial giant cells in the epidermis of lesional skin biopsies from patients with acantholytic dermatoses can histologically mimic a herpes virus infection

Epidermal multinucleated giant cells are not always a histopathologic clue to a herpes virus infection: multinucleated epithelial giant cells in the epidermis of lesional skin biopsies from patients with acantholytic dermatoses can histologically mimic a herpes virus infection

…rus infections [1-3]. However, they occasionally occur in either benign or malignant tumors of epidermal cell origin such as trichoepitheliomas or basal cell carcinomas, respectively [4-6]. We recently observed multinucleated giant cells of…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Basal-Cell Carcinoma Common in Nevus Sebaceus?

…Co., 1993:843-844. “Tumors in order of frequency are BCC (40%); adnexal and pilar tumors (40%), such as tricholemmoma, trichoepithelioma, follicular or pilar hamartoma, proliferating pilar tumor, and sebaceous adenoma; and apocrine neoplasms…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Pseudomalignancies?

…tory process that mimics a carcinoma, usually a basal-cell carcinoma or a squamous-cell carcinoma. For example, desmoplastic trichoepithelioma, a particular expression of trichoblastoma typified by columns of follicular germinative cells, often…

Clinical Case Studies

Multiple Trichoepitheliomas

…eous upper lip). Larger nodules measuring 12 to 18 mm were present on her nose and chin. (Figure 1A, B). Figure 1A. Multiple trichoepitheliomas predominantly on the midface. Figure 1B. Multiple trichoepitheliomas. The patient was treated with…