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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Nephrogenic fibrosing dermopathy

…al and systematic. In those latter two conditions, however, the findings histopathologic are indistinguishable from those of morphea, whereas the changes in nephrogenic fibrosing dermopathy are distinguishable readily from those of morphea. As of…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…he reticular dermis of radiodermatitis (rather than discrete, crowded, thickened bundles of collagen there as is the case in morphea) and by the presence of an increased number of abnormal fibrocytes (rather than a decreased number of seemingly…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Subcutaneous Fat: Panniculitis

…ecrosis and fibrosis are present in the center of those trabeculae. Figure 5.391 A&B. A distinctive septal panniculitis: morphea. The fenestrated pattern formed by widened septa and shrunken lobules in conjunction with nodules of lymphocytes and…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…e of the term “scleroderma,” except for purposes pedagogical, such as here, and instead to refer specifically to morphea, linear scleroderma, acrosclerosis, etc. Lesions of morphea at an early stage of them are characterized by…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Radiation dermatitis and panniculitis

…for carcinoma of the breast, differs histopathologically from radiation sclerosis on one hand and the inflammatory stage of morphea on the other. Pseudosclerodermatous panniculitis, in common with the inflammatory stage of morphea, is characterized…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Algorithms Predicated on “Nonspecific” Findings

…sma cells (and eosinophils, too, episodically) at the junction of the dermis and subcutaneous fat and of septa and lobules = Morphea     Psoriasiform Acanthosis An epidermis characterized by elongated rete ridges of more or less equal…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Study By Disease

…70) Milker’s nodule (Quiz #117) Milker’s nodule (Quiz #607) Molluscum contagiosum (Quiz #496) Morphea (Quiz #24) Morphea (Quiz #39) Morphea (Quiz #171) Morphea (Quiz #172) Morphea (Quiz #173) Morphea (Quiz #174) Morphea (Quiz #175)…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Applicable Terms

…art of the dermis and known as lichen sclerosus et atrophicus, is not typified by sclerosis; collagen bundles in a lesion of morphea formed fully are crowded but, nonetheless, discrete. At that stage, fibrocytes in morphea are decreased in number….

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…les of collagen = Nephrogenic fibrosing dermopathy At scanning magnification, the pattern could be misread easily as that of morphea, the changes in collagen involving the reticular dermis, the septa in the subcutaneous fat, and the fascia. This is…