Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…urned out” lesion of morphea is named “idiopathic atrophoderma of Pasini and Pierini.” A huge lesion of morphea in the shape of a butterfly on the chest is a feature sometimes of porphyria cutanea tarda. What are known as “fas…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Morphea, late stage vs. Collagenous nevus

A generic term for at least two different inflammatory diseases that have in common hardening of the skin by virtue of thickening of bundles of collagen in the dermis and subcutis. One of those diseases manifests itself as localized or widespread pa…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…le atrophy and hyperpigmentation known then as the idiopathic atrophoderma of Pasini and Pierini. Morphea profundus is not the only expression of morphea to involve subcutaneous tissue. Another is termed, incorrectly, “eosinophilic fasciitis.&#…