Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Eccrine Units

The eccrine gland is the only true sweat gland in humans. Eccrine sweat is a hypotonic solution that flows from the gland to the surface of the skin where it cools the body by evaporation. Eccrine units are present nearly everywhere on human skin, i…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Hair Follicles

…the cylindrical cortex. The free edge of those cuticular cells point upward, thereby enabling them to interlock with cells of the cuticle of the inner sheath, which point downward. The cornified cuticles of the two adjacent structures remain locked,…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Letter to the Editor

In reply to “To count or not to count-that is the question” Dear Editor, I would like to comment on the editorial by Almut BÖer-Auer entitled, “To count or not to count-that is the question!” [1] and the subsequent survey abo…