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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Apocrine Units

…s “modified,” as so often is asserted. Nor is the breast a “modified apocrine gland” or a “modified sweat gland.” The breast simply is a distinctive region of the skin and subcutaneous tissue, the latter housing a…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Traumatic fat necrosis

…rs to edema of the forearm following trauma. Carcinoma of the breast may be simulated by traumatic panniculitis in a woman who is obese. Differential diagnosis clinical Factitious panniculitis is inflicted by the patient and may present itself as sol…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Thrombophlebitis

…17;s disease is thrombophlebitis in a superficial vein in the breast of a woman. Phlebothrombosis is thrombosis of a superficial or deep vein devoid of signs of inflammation. Varicose thrombophlebitis implies evidence clinical of chronic venous insuf…