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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Mycosis fungoides

…may be inferred from the presence of tiny globules of serum that often reside in elongated mounds of parakeratosis in early patches of mycosis fungoides. As patches become plaques, the infiltrate of lymphocytes becomes progressively broader and…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Applicable Terms

…CH [ME. pache (area distinct from that around it)]: A broad, i.e., more than 1.0 cm, flat lesion. A macule, in contrast to a patch, is a flat lesion less than 1.0 cm in greatest diameter. A patch may begin as a macule, as in vitiligo, or it may…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…may be spared entirely in such lesions, as is the case here. Note how atypical are the lymphocytes, in contrast to those in patches of mycosis fungoides. 11.14.43A: Perivascular dermatosis, patchy lichenoid and slightly spongiotic + 11.14.43B: Many…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Lentigo Maligna?

…indicate rampant confusion about the fundamental nature of that process. If it were understood that that pigmented macule or patch represented a malignant neoplasm of melanocytes, i.e., melanoma, then Hutchinson, and all of the authors who followed…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Tinea nigra

…nate, brown-black patch on a palm is the presentation most common of tinea nigra. Sometimes, there may be more than a single patch, and, at times, a sole patch may be the only involvement. Hyphae and spores, discernible readily, appear brown in…

Solitary mastocytoma presenting in an adult: report and literature review of adult-onset solitary cutaneous mastocytoma with recommendations for evaluation and treatment

Solitary mastocytoma presenting in an adult: report and literature review of adult-onset solitary cutaneous mastocytoma with recommendations for evaluation and treatment

…are normal and she has no abdominal cramping or reflux. Cutaneous examination of her right abdomen showed an 8 x 4 mm brown patch with irregular borders (Figure 1). Her left breast showed a 9 x 5 mm, 2-toned brown patch with irregular borders…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Parapsoriasis?

…ulfills criteria for mycosis fungoides. Clinically, those lesions have the characteristic reddish-orange hue associated with patch and early plaque lesions of mycosis fungoides as they present themselves in Caucasians. Histopathologically, the…

Notalgia paresthetica: the unreachable itch

Notalgia paresthetica: the unreachable itch

…The symptomatic area medial to the patient’s left scapula is visible as a hyperpigmented patch. (B) The hyperpigmented patch is highlighted on the patient’s mid-back. [Copyright: ©2013 Ellis.] On examination, there was a hyperpigmented…