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Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Infundibulo-folliculo-sebaceous cystic hamartoma vs. Steatocystoma

Loss of hair attributable either to the effects of inflammatory cells on follicles or to physiological or mechanical factors in which inflammatory cells play no role. Although the scalp is the site most often affected, any region of the skin that be…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Follicular Occlusion Triad?

…a] is similar to that of hidradenitis suppurativa except that follicular occlusion causes rupture of sebaceous glands, whereas hidradenitis affects the apocrine glands.” Chicarilli ZN. Follicular occlusion triad. Ann Plastic Surg 1987;18:230&#8…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Linear sebaceous hyperplasia on the chest

…mination of the biopsied lesions established the diagnosis of sebaceous hyperplasia (SH) (Figure 1D). Based on the clinical, dermoscopic and histopathological findings, the final diagnosis was linear SH on the chest. Figure 1. Case 1. (A) A group of…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Lymphocytoma cutis with lymphoid follicles vs. Follicular-cell lymphoma

Loss of hair attributable either to the effects of inflammatory cells on follicles or to physiological or mechanical factors in which inflammatory cells play no role. Although the scalp is the site most often affected, any region of the skin that be…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Acne Vulgaris

A disease of infundibulosebaceous units, especially infundibula, that may manifest itself solely as noninflammatory lesions, i.e., comedones and intact cysts, or as inflammatory lesions, i.e., papules, nodules, and pustules. The process may resolve…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Lichen Planus

…lammatory process consisting usually of violaceous papules that have a polygonal outline and flat top, and that tends to favor flexural surfaces of skin and the buccal mucosa of the oral cavity. It sometimes affects follicles and nail units as well….

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Candidiasis

…sted clinically as erythematous papules and pustules that may become confluent to form plaques in the case of the former and erosions in the case of the latter. The nail unit may be affected by paronychia and the oral cavity by “thrush.”…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Dyshidrotic Dermatitis

A pruritic papular and vesicular inflammatory process of unknown cause that tends to affect the sides of fingers and toes, as well as palms and soles. The name “dyshidrotic” is misleading; the condition has no relation whatever to eccrin…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Melanocytic Nevi and Melanotic Macules

Hamartomas (“congenital” melanocytic nevi) and benign neoplasms (“acquired” melanocytic nevi) of various specific types, all of which are composed of abnormal melanocytes and manifested clinically as lesions of different colo…