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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…

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…