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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Apocrine Units

Apocrine units in humans are found in the axillae, areolae, periumbilical region, perineal and circumanal areas, prepuce, scrotum, mons pubis, labia minora, and external auditory canals (ceruminous glands), and on the eyelids (Moll’s glands)….

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Eccrine, Apocrine, and Apoeccrine Sweat Glands?

…t gland in vitro. Am J Physiol 1987;252:R181-R187. “The apocrine sweat glands belong to the hair—sebaceous gland unit.” Braun-Falco O, Plewig G, Wolff HH, et al. Diseases of the apocrine sweat glands. In: Dermatology. Berlin, German…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Apocrine Miliaria?

…. That term should not be applied to a condition that affects apocrine units because apocrine glands are not sweat glands; the only true sweat gland in man is eccrine. Apocrine glands in the axilla are vestigial remnants of glands in other mammals, l…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Sebaceous hyperplasia vs. Nevus sebaceus of Jadassohn

A benign neoplasm of apocrine ductal nature within the upper half of the dermis that manifests itself clinically as tiny, smooth, skin-colored, round or oblong papules that usually are situated in periorbital skin, but may be seen on other sites, su…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Apocrine mixed tumor vs. Eccrine mixed tumor

A benign neoplasm of apocrine ductal nature within the upper half of the dermis that manifests itself clinically as tiny, smooth, skin-colored, round or oblong papules that usually are situated in periorbital skin, but may be seen on other sites, su…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Apocrine (clear-cell) hidradenoma vs. Eccrine (poroid) hidradenoma

A benign neoplasm of apocrine ductal nature within the upper half of the dermis that manifests itself clinically as tiny, smooth, skin-colored, round or oblong papules that usually are situated in periorbital skin, but may be seen on other sites, su…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Linear sebaceous hyperplasia on the chest

…mination of the biopsied lesions established the diagnosis of sebaceous hyperplasia (SH) (Figure 1D). Based on the clinical, dermoscopic and histopathological findings, the final diagnosis was linear SH on the chest. Figure 1. Case 1. (A) A group of…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Acne Vulgaris

A disease of infundibulosebaceous units, especially infundibula, that may manifest itself solely as noninflammatory lesions, i.e., comedones and intact cysts, or as inflammatory lesions, i.e., papules, nodules, and pustules. The process may resolve…