Search Results for: alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Deficiency diseases

…pathogenesis of psoriasis features an interplay between adaptive and innate immunity centered on interleukin 23 and T-helper 17 cells (IL23/Th17 pathway). Morphologically, psoriasis presents with circumscribed erythematous macules that quickly…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans

The term, dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP), was coined by Hoffman in 1925 to signify a protuberant, often multinodular cutaneous tumor that showed progressive growth. Darier and Ferrand had described a case of the disease a year before, and…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Porphyria Cutanea Tarda

A disease manifested chiefly in the skin by vesicles and bullae that appear on sites of trauma, especially the face and dorsa of the hands, often in conjunction with macular hyperpigmentation and hypertrichosis of a face and sclerodermoid changes…

January 2012 | Volume 2, No. 1

January 2012 | Volume 2, No. 1

In this issue of Dermatology Practical and Conceptual, Skvara et al explore the potential of the combination of reflectance (green color) with fluorescence confocal microscopy (red color) for in vivo skin imaging. [Copyright: 2012 Skvara et al.]…

January 2017 | Volume 7, No. 1

January 2017 | Volume 7, No. 1

…In this issue, Akay et al discuss nail melanoma initially diagnosed as a nail matrix blue nevus….

January 2013 | Volume 3, No. 1

January 2013 | Volume 3, No. 1

In this issue of Dermatology Practical and Conceptual Domínguez Espinosa et al report on the dermatoscopy of eccrine poromas. “Research is to see what everybody else has seen, and to think what nobody else has thought.” Albert Szent-Györgi

January 2014 | Volume 4, No. 1

January 2014 | Volume 4, No. 1

…In this issue of Dermatology Practical & Conceptual, Dr. Wolfgang Weyers reports on specimen mix-up in dermatopathology and discusses measures to prevent and detect it….