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Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…histiocytes ingest hemosiderin and lipid, and, therefore, the term histiocytoma has been employed. When both histiocytes and fibrocytes are numerous, the lesion sometimes is called a fibrous histiocytoma. To very old lesions in which fibrocytes are…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Scleromyxedema

…ify as an inflammatory disease because at no stage in the course chronological of it are there inflammatory cells other than fibrocytes. In brief, the earliest changes in scleromyxedema, known also as papular mucinosis and lichen myxedematous, are…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Differential Diagnosis

…al, spindled, and wavy cells in company with fibrillary bundles of collagen arranged often in short interlacing fascicles 5. Fibrocytes insinuated between markedly thickened collagen bundles at the periphery of the lesion 5. Perineural fibrocytes

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Differential Diagnosis

…llel to the epidermis; some fibrocytes aggregated in fascicles in the stroma subtly mucinous throughout the entire dermis 7. Fibrocytes oval, spindle-shaped, and stellate 7. Fibrocytes oval and spindle-shaped; not stellate 8. No apparent increase in…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…sis. Scratching is thought to kill epidermal keratocytes that then tumble into the papillary dermis where they are coated by fibrocytes, the product being globules of amyloid. The globules in the upper part of the dermis are stained red by crystal…