Search Results for: mastocytosis

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Urticarial Vasculitis?

…systemic symptoms.” Grattan CEH, Kobza A. Urticaria and mastocytosis. In: Burns T, Breathnach S, Cox N, et al., eds. Rook’s Textbook of Dermatology, 7th ed. Oxford: Blackwell Science, 2004:47.23. Cutaneous vasculitis, by definition, is sm…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Wide and Deep Excision for Melanoma?

…romatosis, 6 for mast cells per high power field as a sign of mastocytosis, and 6 mm diameter as a criterion for the diagnosis of melanoma in the ABCDs. A surgeon should excise as much normal skin as is thought necessary to remove the melanoma entire…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Multiple painful brownish plaques associated with local hyperhidrosis

…mus tumor, blue rubber bleb nevus, and macular telangiectatic mastocytosis [3]. Definitive diagnosis of EAH is based on clinicopathological correlation. As EAH is a benign, slow-growing lesion, aggressive treatment is not indicated. Simple excision i…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Study By Disease

…z #777) Urticaria pigmentosa (Quiz #13) Urticaria pigmentosa (mastocytosis) (Quiz #186) Urticaria pigmentosa (telangiectasia macularis eruptiva perstans) (Quiz #503) Urticarial papules in response to “bites” directly of insects. (Quiz #21…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…l of juvenile xanthogranuloma is nodular lesions of childhood mastocytosis. Unlike the situation in adults, in whom a lesion of xanthogranuloma does not involute, those in children do. Lesions of juvenile xanthogranuloma have been associated at times…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Dermatoscopic findings of atrophic dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans

…taken with the preliminary diagnosis of morphea and cutaneous mastocytosis. Histopathological examination of H&E (hematoxylin and eosin) stained sections revealed epidermal atrophy, increase in melanin in basal keratinocytes and heavy dermal cell…