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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Cells That Mediate Inflammation (Inflammatory Cells)

…e total protein in eosinophils consists of major basic protein that is localized to the crystalline core of the granule and, like eosinophil peroxidase, is toxic to parasites like Schistosoma mansoni, larval forms of Trichinella spiralis, and…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Hair Follicles

…ly anagen. At the base of the isthmus is a new follicular germ and beneath it sits an incipient follicular papilla. The germ-like structure, like the germ of the infundibuloapocrine-sebaceous- follicular unit in an embryo, is characterized at its…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Algorithms Predicated on “Nonspecific” Findings

…cal hypergranulosis, lymphocytes along the dermoepidermal interface, and lichenoid infiltrate of lymphocytes = Lichen planus-like drug eruption + Remnant of solar lentigo/seborrheic keratosis and obscuration of the dermoepidermal interface by a…

Spitz and Reed nevi: acquired or congenital?

Spitz and Reed nevi: acquired or congenital?

…vi are also largish and tend to a rather spindled shape than those of truly acquired Clark nevi. Additionally, multinucleate melanocytes are an expected finding in congenital type nevi like Unna or Miescher nevi, but virtually never seen in acquired…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Reticular Erythematous Mucinosis?

…2000:1301-2. “Reticular erythematous mucinosis (REM) is a persistent, photoaggravated, erythematous papular or plaque-like eruption in the mid-line of the back or chest. The papules often have a reticular or net-like configuration.”…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Mycosis fungoides

…a known as mycosis fungoides. Just as it is appropriate to modify manifestations clinical of lichen planus with designations like hypertrophic and atrophic, so, too, it is with terms like “large-plaque parapsoriasis,” “small plaque…