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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Nerves

…corpuscles, however, mucocutaneous end organs cannot be visualized in sections prepared conventionally and stained by hematoxylin and eosin. The structures, on exposure to silver stains, are seen to consist of loops of loosely wound, branching…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Atopic Dermatitis?

…both sides of the Atlantic as follows: prurigo simplex acuta (strophulus, lichen urticatus, papular urticaria) prurigo simplex subacuta (excoriations, including neurotic excoriations and picker’s nodule) prurigo simplex chronica (prurigo…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Ground Substance

Ground substance (extrafibrillar matrix) is finely granular extracellular material that enmeshes fibrillar and cellular components of the body, including those of the dermis, binds water, and provides hydration to the skin. The ground substance of…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Acquired Epidermolysis Bullosa?

…oring fibrils in addition to the lamina densa and possibly anchoring plaques, and thus has the same distribution as the carboxy terminus of type VII collagen.” The antigen of acquired epidermolysis bullosa subsequently was found to be the…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Elastic Fibers

…le measure for the lax, bulging skin characteristic of that condition. Hereditary defects of elastic fibers, such as cutis laxa and pseudoxanthoma elasticum, display loose skin that does not return, in normal fashion, to its original shape after…

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…atology, Dermatologic Surgery, Mycosis and Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Dermato-Oncology, respectively. I also want to express my thanks to Alon Scope and Jeff Keir for their exceptional past work on the journal and for having accepted to…

Rongioletti F, Smoller BR (eds). Clinical and Pathological Aspects of Skin Diseases in Endocrine, Metabolic, Nutritional and Deposition Disease. New York: Springer; 2010

Rongioletti F, Smoller BR (eds). Clinical and Pathological Aspects of Skin Diseases in Endocrine, Metabolic, Nutritional and Deposition Disease. New York: Springer; 2010

…221; In this context, what should we expect from it? Certainly an atlas should be complete and well-illustrated, whereas a text (or textbook) should be clearly and logically written. If it meets those requirements, it has a chance of being…

Murphy MJ (ed). Molecular Diagnostics in Dermatology and Dermatopathology. New York: Springer Science + Business Media (Humana Press), 2011

Murphy MJ (ed). Molecular Diagnostics in Dermatology and Dermatopathology. New York: Springer Science + Business Media (Humana Press), 2011

…the problems encountered in practice and allows for differentiation and integration of the techniques and findings. Another excellent example of the integration of diseases is that of Drs. Smith & McLean in chapter 19 on “Genodermatoses:…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Pernio, Perniosis, Lupus Pernio, Chilblain, and Chilblain Lupus?

…. “Several conditions have been described as predisposing subjects to pernio, including the presence of cryoproteins, excessive cold exposure, and anorexia nervosa among children and systemic lupus erythematosus and antiphospholipid antibodies…