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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Necrobiosis Lipoidica Diabeticorum: Clinical Case

Clinical Case Case 1 48-year-old man Past medical history is notable for diabetes mellitus, with a last HbA1c of 7.7 (elevated) Review of systems reveals no other complaints, including no joint pain, fevers, arthritis, eye symptoms, or recent…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Granuloma Annulare: Key Points

Key Points Granuloma annulare is a reactive inflammatory skin condition, which commonly presents as annular pink, erythematous thin plaques on the distal extremities. Granuloma annulare usually presents as localized disease, generalized plaques or…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology


…ollicular atrophoderma. Vermiculate atrophoderma. Atrophoderma of Pasini and Pierini (probably morphoea). Atrophic naevi. Panatrophy: local panatrophy; facial hemiatrophy.” Burrows NP, Lovell CR. Disorders of connective tissue. In: Burns T,…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Applicable Terms

…ttened. The volume of the upper part of the skin, therefore, is decreased considerably, and the result is seen clinically as atrophy. Mid-atrophy also comes into being from loss of connective tissue (especially elastic tissue), but in the reticular…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Errors and Reasons

atrophy as that condition presents itself in the skin clinically, loss of collagen also is contributory; “superficial atrophy” results largely from loss of collagen in dermal papillae, and “mid atrophy” (anetoderma) from…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology


…a late one. Furthermore, in an early lesion, there is no fibrosis in the upper part of the dermis and no signs clinically of atrophy clinically. Atrophy in lichen planus and in discoid lupus erythematosus is of the superficial type characterized…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Atrophic lichen planus vs. Atrophic discoid lupus erythematosus

…that can be herniated below the skin surface. The stereotypical expression of a small lesion of anetoderma is “macular atrophy” secondary to destructive changes of acne vulgaris, and of a large lesion of anetoderma is stria atrophicans….