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Study By Disease

…70) Milker’s nodule (Quiz #117) Milker’s nodule (Quiz #607) Molluscum contagiosum (Quiz #496) Morphea (Quiz #24) Morphea (Quiz #39) Morphea (Quiz #171) Morphea (Quiz #172) Morphea (Quiz #173) Morphea (Quiz #174) Morphea (Quiz #175)…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…art of the dermis and known as lichen sclerosus et atrophicus, is not typified by sclerosis; collagen bundles in a lesion of morphea formed fully are crowded but, nonetheless, discrete. At that stage, fibrocytes in morphea are decreased in number….

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…les of collagen = Nephrogenic fibrosing dermopathy At scanning magnification, the pattern could be misread easily as that of morphea, the changes in collagen involving the reticular dermis, the septa in the subcutaneous fat, and the fascia. This is…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Perivasculitis?

…a, or localized scleroderma, of the eyelids is an uncommon disease. . . . In the present report a patient with biopsy-proven morphea of both upper eyelids is described. The salient histopathologic features included . . . a moderate lymphocytic…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Overlap Syndromes?

…two diseases sometimes occur together in a single pathologic process. Nowhere is that illustrated better than in the case of morphea and lichen sclerosus et atrophicus; they are not different diseases because lichen sclerosus et atrophicus is…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Necrobiosis lipoidica

…which occurs in discrete loci that become surrounded by histiocytes aligned in a palisade. In both necrobiosis lipoidica and morphea, the lower two thirds of the reticular dermis often is involved preferentially. In time, the changes in collagen in…