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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

The Algorithmic Method

…a method for calculation based on logical thought and orderly sequence, one that can be utilized for diagnosis of diseases of all kinds, including inflammatory ones of the skin. Once a disorder of the skin and/or subcutaneous fat has been determined…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Nail Units

…nfettered fashion. When a nail separates from its bed as a consequence of a variety of processes pathologic, the epithelium of the bed proceeds to cornify in an equally unrestrained manner. Fingernails lengthen at a rate of approximately 0.1 mm daily…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Changing Mole?

…cher’s nevi on the face that enlarge and redden as a consequence of rupture of an infundibular cyst beneath them with subsequent induction of suppuration, granulomatous inflammation, and fibrosis, are examples of changing moles. Moreover, physi…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Dandruff a Disease?

…ning tetter and drof meaning dirty. Dandruff, then, is ‘itch-dirt’ and is described as follows in what is said to be the first book on midwifery published in the English language. Of the Causes and Remedies of Dandruff of the Head. I will…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Xerosis, Asteatosis, Asteatotic Eczema, Eczema Craquelé, and Dry Skin?

…right posture of man and changes of inevitable stasis as a consequence, scales of the stratum disjunction on the legs, rather than being invisible as they are normally on all other sites anatomic, become visible. “Asteatotic eczema (winter itch

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Lichen simplex chronicus/Prurigo nodularis/Picker’s nodule/Erosions/Ulcers

…sui generis, but rather the result of animated rubbing and of scratching skin that itches by virtue of a combination of influence genetic, i.e., the atopic state (for which reason mucous membranes itch in response to pollens, danders, and “dust…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Algorithms Predicated on “Nonspecific” Findings

…n the middle of the epidermal spinous layer = Swimmer”s itch + Wedge-shaped perivascular and interstitial infiltrate of lymphocytes and eosinophils = Insect “bite” + Keratocytes with steel-gray nuclei and “margination” o…