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Nail matrix melanoma: consecutive cases in a general practice

Nail matrix melanoma: consecutive cases in a general practice

…yright: ©2012 Rosendahl et al.] Figure 5. High power micrograph of the H&E stained section shown in Figure 4 shows plump pale melanocytes at the dermo-epidermal junction with prominent heavily pigmented dendrites seen in the centre of the image….

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Differential Diagnosis

…he interface between epidermis and dermis 7. Abnormal cells have hyperchromatic and sometimes pleomorphic nuclei 7. Abnormal cells have pale, rather monomorphic nuclei 8. Some nuclei of abnormal cells have a convoluted/cerebriform outline 8. Some…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Pneumocystis carinii infection

…ologic Macules, papules, and nodules are formed by infiltrates of histiocytes that appear foamy because they are jammed with pale-staining organisms. Laboratory confirmation Grocott’s (Gomori methenamine-silver) stain demonstrates the…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…lgaris), and familial benign chronic pemphigus (Hailey-Hailey disease), and there is the manifestation in which acantholytic cells are accompanied by signs of spongiosis. Acantholytic cells are the mark histopathologic of each of the variants of…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Infundibular cyst vs. Isthmus-catagen cyst

A constellation of conditions that assumes various forms clinically but whose most dependable denominator in common (the exception being the punctate manifestation) is a keratotic ring around a central zone of atrophy, e.g., in a congenital…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Linear IgA dermatosis

…tic acanthoma, the distinctive infundibular cyst named, curiously, “warty dyskeratoma,” and the type of squamous-cell carcinoma designated “pseudoglandular.” In sum, acantholytic cells are not, themselves, diagnostic of a…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…e two common cutaneous cysts have several features in common, namely, lining of stratified squamous epithelium and cornified cells in their cavity. We name cysts according to the normal epithelial structure of skin that the lining of the cyst…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…ulted by Products of lymphocytes, is destroyed. In the same vein, it must be acknowledged that there is no true “large-cell acanthoma.” That condition simply is a variant cytopathologic of solar lentigo. Last, there is no place for the…