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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Hair Follicles

…tive differences in hair, a cornified end-product of matrical cells positioned in the center of a follicular bulb, exist among the races of Man. In general, Caucasians have the most prominent hair, Asians have the least, and Africans in between. Hair…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Algorithms Predicated on “Nonspecific” Findings

…normal Lymphocytes in a Mixed-Cell Infiltrate of Inflammatory Cells Lymphocytes with large pleomorphic nuclei in the epidermis, dermis, or subcutaneous fat or at a combination of those sites; synonymous with “atypical lymphocytes.” Click…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Identification of Basic Patterns: Skin: Vesicular Dermatitis

…logic surgical procedures (Fig. 5.305 A&B). The nuclei of cells of the viable epidermis, especially spinous ones, immediately become elongated strikingly, in the process coming to resemble string beans. Changes indistinguishable from those caused…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Identification of Basic Patterns: Skin: Nodular and Diffuse Dermatitis

…e: Hand-Schüller-Christian disease. The large, pale-staining, bean-shaped nuclei and the abundant amphophilic cytoplasm of the cells that dominate this dense, diffuse infiltrate establish them as Langerhans” cells and the diagnosis as Hand-Schü…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Verruciform Xanthoma?

…ruciform appearance of the epithelium and the underlying foam cells. . . . One might suspect that epithelial breakdown, from some as yet unknown cause may secondarily elicit a foam-cell response. . . . The reverse may also be true. Perhaps foam cells

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Langerhans’ Cell Granulomatosis?

“The cells of histiocytosis X [HX] have been designated “histiocytes” but the “ordinary” histiocytes encountered in healthy skin, in histiocytoma or various granulomatous processes are devoid of the granules. It could…