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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Algorithms Predicated on “Nonspecific” Findings

…inophilic globules in dermal papillae = Bullous amyloidosis + Fibroplasia in the upper part of the dermis immediately beneath the blister and an epidermis devoid of rete ridges = Blister above a scar + Necrosis of epithelial structures of adnexa, esp…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…titis + 10.9.4B: A lymphoplasmacytic infiltrate and extensive fibroplasia = Acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans This process can be told to be active still by virtue of the density of the lymphoplasmacytic infiltrate and inferred to be long standing…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Dermatofibroma?

…nter. The lesion is firm (fibroma durum) because of extensive fibroplasia that in the upper part of it sometimes consists of keloidal collagen. In sum, clinically, histopathologically, and biologically, dermatofibroma is an inflammatory process and n…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…nce of suppuration, granulomatous inflammation, and extensive fibroplasia, the latter manifested clinically as a scar. The appearance of scars that follow on suppurative infundibulitis of acne vulgaris varies; it ranging from “ice pick” a…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Common Baldness—an Inflammatory Disease?

…They thought it was the effects of T lymphocytes that induced fibroplasia in sheaths of follicles and, as a consequence, trichogenesis disturbed profoundly. Inflammatory cells may be seen in otherwise normal scalps secondary to trauma of various kind…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Atrophic lichen planus vs. Atrophic discoid lupus erythematosus

An inflammatory process that develops secondary to trauma, usually in the form of a penetrating injury or rupture of a follicle, and that proceeds through stages of granulation tissue with numerous extravasated erythrocytes, granulomatous inflammati…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…ry of “sclerosing fibroma,” which is a pattern of fibroplasia that occurs in a variety of circumstances, one of those being dermatofibroma. 10.20.13A: Nodular dermatitis, fibrohistiocytic + 10.20.13B: Keloidal collagen in haphazard array…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…n inference that derives from the vertical orientation of the fibroplasia. 10.96.7A: Fibrosing dermatitis + 10.96.7B: Plump fibrocytes and fibrillary bundles of collagen parallel to the skin surface = Scar, fully developed  Plump fibrocytes are compo…