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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…

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…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Sebaceous Epithelioma?

…hich may be abnormal. Unlike the situation with sebaceoma, which was characterized first in 1984 and named in synchrony with trichoepithelioma and cylindroma, so-called sebaceous epithelioma has never been defined in a comprehensible or repeatable…

The dermatoscopic universe of basal cell carcinoma

The dermatoscopic universe of basal cell carcinoma

…e and apocrine neoplasms, several of which have been characterized as dermatoscopic “mimickers” of BCC [30]. Trichoblastoma, trichoepithelioma, pilomatrichoma, cylindroma and eccrine poroma are only some of the entities reported to dermatoscopically…

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…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…he skin such as the cheek, axillae, abdomen, and chest. Syringomas tend to affect women more commonly than men. Desmoplastic trichoepithelioma also must be distinguished histopathologically from metastatic carcinoma of the breast to the skin and…