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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Embryologic Development

…a it emerges on the surface of the skin. Parenthetically, the breast is not an organ per se, but a specialized region of skin and subcutaneous tissue. In sum, the germ in an embryo that gives rise to an infundibuloapocrine-sebaceous follicular unit m…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Muscles

…le unaffiliated with follicles is present in abundance in the breast, especially in the vicinity of the nipple, in the labium majus, and in the scrotum, imparting to those anatomic sites distinctiveness histologically. No muscles of hair erection are…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Borderline, Minimal Deviation, and Nevoid Melanomas?

…They are also commonly manifested as papillary lesions of the breast.” Reed RJ. Minimal deviation melanoma. In: Mihm MC, Murphy GF, Kaufman N, eds. Pathobiology and Recognition of Malignant Melanoma. Baltimore, MD: Williams & Wilkins, 1988:…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Lymphadenosis benigna cutis

…ar are encountered in children especially, and lesions on the breast are met with in adults mostly; any cutaneous site may be affected. Arrangement of lesions Begins in most instances at the site of a tick “bite;” sometimes present at the…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Macular and papular (lichenoid) amyloidosis-Cutaneous solely

…ommon in the interscapular region, but also seen on the arms, breasts, and buttocks; the papular form (lichen amyloidosis) occurring on the pretibial region especially, sometimes also involving arms and, at times, widespread. Papules develop subseque…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Wide and Deep Excision for Melanoma?

…y malignant neoplasm in every organ. Witness carcinoma of the breast. It is apparent now that there is no need for radical mastectomy; lumpectomy is just as effective. It took nearly 100 years for surgeons to appreciate that and almost as long for th…