Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Dilated pore vs. Pilar sheath acanthoma

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…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…orange color that reflects abundant lipid present in numerous sebaceous lobules of different sizes and shapes. In late lesions, many other abnormalities may become manifest in nevus sebaceus, especially syringocystadenoma papilliferum, various benign…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Basal-Cell Carcinoma Common in Nevus Sebaceus?

…ies and benign tumors of the epidermis and appendages. Syringocystadenoma papilliferum and basal-cell carcinoma are the most frequently found complications.” Serpas De Lopez RME, Hernandez-Perez E. Jadassohn’s sebaceous nevus. J Dermatol…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Differential Diagnosis

…nin nor melanocytes are present in the lining epithelium 8. Sebaceous (bluish granular) material among the cyst contents 8. No sebaceous material among the cyst contents 9. No cholesterol clefts within a cyst 9. Cholesterol clefts within a cyst o…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…is emitted as a consequence of the effects of bacteria on the sebaceous material within them. Sebaceous secretion enters infundibular cysts from lobules of sebaceous glands via sebaceous ducts that are continuous with the base of them. When infundibu…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…fundibular rete ridges of dilated pore are devoid of ducts or cysts, whereas the lobules of pilar sheath acanthoma usually contain structures like sebaceous ducts and cysts that house cornified cells. Last, dilated pore shows no evidence of follicula…