Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Leukokeratosis vs. Leukoplakia

An inflammatory process that appears on skin exposed to sunlight, especially the face, neck, sternal region, arms, and dorsa of hands, and consists mostly of edematous papules that may become confluent to form plaques, and at times, papulovesicles….

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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Leukokeratosis and leukoplakia are white, slightly elevated nonindurated lesions of the mucosae (especially of the mouth, but also of the vagina and other areas) that also have some attributes histopathologic in common, namely, hyperkeratosis, a thi…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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Junctional melanocytic nevus and melanoma in situ on sun-damaged skin of a face (so-called lentigo maligna) are both proliferations of melanocytes in which nests tend to form in a hyperpigmented epidermis and melanophages accumulate in a thickened p…