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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Tinea nigra

…nate, brown-black patch on a palm is the presentation most common of tinea nigra. Sometimes, there may be more than a single patch, and, at times, a sole patch may be the only involvement. Hyphae and spores, discernible readily, appear brown in…

Solitary mastocytoma presenting in an adult: report and literature review of adult-onset solitary cutaneous mastocytoma with recommendations for evaluation and treatment

Solitary mastocytoma presenting in an adult: report and literature review of adult-onset solitary cutaneous mastocytoma with recommendations for evaluation and treatment

…are normal and she has no abdominal cramping or reflux. Cutaneous examination of her right abdomen showed an 8 x 4 mm brown patch with irregular borders (Figure 1). Her left breast showed a 9 x 5 mm, 2-toned brown patch with irregular borders…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Errors and Reasons

…ermis as solitary units and/or in so-called Pautrier’s microabscesses are requisite for diagnosis histopathologic of a patch or plaque of mycosis fungoides. Reason: As a rule, lymphocytes in patches and in subtly elevated plaques of mycosis…

Notalgia paresthetica: the unreachable itch

Notalgia paresthetica: the unreachable itch

…The symptomatic area medial to the patient’s left scapula is visible as a hyperpigmented patch. (B) The hyperpigmented patch is highlighted on the patient’s mid-back. [Copyright: ©2013 Ellis.] On examination, there was a hyperpigmented…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Parapsoriasis?

…ulfills criteria for mycosis fungoides. Clinically, those lesions have the characteristic reddish-orange hue associated with patch and early plaque lesions of mycosis fungoides as they present themselves in Caucasians. Histopathologically, the…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…ns for subtle signs of mycosis fungoides can that lymphoma in that setting be identified for what it is. A patient who has a patch or patches of mycosis fungoides confirmed by assessment histopathologic should be assured that the diagnosis is not a…