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Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Keratosis Lichenoides Chronica?

…ever, Nekam averred that the patient described by Kaposi in 1886 actually had had banal lichen planus and a tendency to form keloids (Sur la question du lichen moniliforme. Presse Med 1938;51:1000–1003). Nekam also reported once again on the…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Hyalin?

…he Skin with Clinical Correlations, 3rd ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier Mosby, 2005:1270. “The histological appearances [of keloids] are typified by a nodular fibroblastic proliferation and the presence of hypocellular, ‘glassy’,…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Fibromatoses?

…nd recur when removed, but they do not metastasize. The term should not be applied to reactive fibrous proliferations, or to keloids, which are usually secondary to injury . . .” Burton JL. Disorders of connective tissue. In: Champion RH,…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…tracts develop subsequent to hyperplasia of ruptured infundibular epithelium, which represents an attempt to contain the sea of neutrophils, the process ending in extensive fibrosis manifested clinically by scars and keloids. Search Derm101.com for…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…surfaced nodules. The clinical appearance of granular-cell tumor is not distinctive, lesions of them being misinterpreted as keloids, dermatofibromas, lymphomas, angiolipomas, and sarcoid, among others. Although exceedingly rare, malignant…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Granular-cell tumor vs. Xanthoma

A type of fibrosing inflammation characterized clinically by lesions that at first are elevated and that do not extend beyond the exact site of injury and that in time tend to shrink, sometimes even becoming atrophic.

A quiz from Manaus, Brazil

A quiz from Manaus, Brazil

…riented in parallel to the epidermis in this case, a scar has easily been excluded. Although the hyalinizing process seen in keloids share striking similarities with SF, these sclerosing lesions lacked the “plywood”-like pattern characteristic of SF…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Dermatofibroma

…uberous sclerosis and acquired digital fibroma, are uncommon, in contrast to fibrosing inflammatory processes such as scars, keloids, and dermatofibromas. Although immunoperoxidase stains do not permit diagnosis of dermatofibroma with precision,…