Search Results for: hand-foot-mouth disease

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Granuloma annulare

…the hands and buttocks, and in the pretibial region. Perforating granuloma annulare presents itself usually on the dorsa of hands as tiny umbilicated papules topped by crusts. Widespread granuloma annulare consists of innumerable 2 to 5 mm papules…

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

…ed of the MI in any case of melanoma. The MI given by the dermatopathologist in his report is irrelevant to me. On the other hand, if the melanoma has hemolymphatic invasion or neurotrophic differentiation, I would be more worried. Only a few…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…e, as shown here, that finding resembling closely changes expected in dermatitis herpetiformis and in linear IgA dermatosis, diseases that are unaccompanied by any sign of vasculitis. 10.58.18A: Vasculitis, small-vessel, neutrophilic + 10.58.18B:…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Silica granuloma

…chnician are a clue to foreign bodies being present in the tissue, they causing rents unavoidable, no matter how skilled the hand. Laboratory confirmation Polarized light reveals particles of silica to be brilliant and doubly refractile….

Protecting the patient is our protection

Protecting the patient is our protection

…ssue samples by securing every diagnostic step. Addressing pathology errors and eliminating potential sources of mistakes go hand-in-hand with the right of the patients and their caregivers to a complete, correct, and timely diagnosis. Apart from…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Apocrine mixed tumor vs. Eccrine mixed tumor

…bullae. The papules, pustules, and nodules may be centered in follicles (Majocchi’s granuloma). Lesions may occur on any anatomic site, but particularly on the scalp (tinea capitis), inguinal region (tinea cruris), hands (tinea manum), feet…

Melanoma arising in a giant nevus spilus maculosus

Melanoma arising in a giant nevus spilus maculosus

…f melanocytes, but the biopsy was relatively small and sampling error cannot be excluded. Papular nevus spilus, on the other hand, is characterized by dark brown papules or nodules on a light-brown background, although small dark spots may also be…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Myxoma?

…lity, there are no authentic myxomas, only benign and malignant neoplasms accompanied by variable quantities of mucin on one hand and large deposits of mucin on the other. Mucin may be manufactured by either cells epithelial or nonepithelial. In…