Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Pattern Analysis in Historical Perspective

…sis morphologically of the (1) patterns formed by inflammatory cells, sometimes in conjunction with changes in epidermal and adnexal epithelium, and the (2) character of the inflammatory cells themselves. Although algorithms were utilized in the appl…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Epidermal Cyst and Epidermoid Cyst?

“Epidermoid cyst. Synonym: Sebaceous cyst, steatoma, epithelial cyst. Definition: A cyst containing keratin and its breakdown products, surrounded by an epidermoid wall.” Mackie RM. Epidermal skin tumors. In: Champion RH, Burton JL, Eb…