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Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Atopic Dermatitis?

…opic eczema,’ ‘hay fever eczema,’ ‘flexural eczema,’ unfortunately frequently just ‘eczema.’” Sulzberger MB, Spain WC, Sammis F, et al. Studies in hypersensitiveness in certain dermatoses. J Allergy 1932;3:42…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Ground Substance

…of a long-chain, aminated polysaccharide (glycosaminoglycan) linked covalently to a polypeptide. The terms mucopolysaccharide, mucosubstance, mucin, and proteoglycan are used interchangeably to refer to the entire polysaccharide-polypeptide complex….

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Acquired Epidermolysis Bullosa?

…erage” case of epidermolysis bullosa acquisita may not exist or is at least poorly defined due to the small number of cases accepted as authentic epidermolysis bullosa acquisita.” Woodley DT, Gammon WR. Epidermolysis bullosa acquisita: an…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Eccrine Units

…prepuce, but not the oral lips, clitoris, labia minora, and external auditory canals. They are most populous on the palms, soles, axillae, and forehead. Embryologically, eccrine units derive from surface ectodermis, arising independent of infundibul…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Normal, Typical, Ordinary, Banal, and Common Nevus?

…ber AJ, Hernandez MH. Precursor lesions of melanoma: do they exist? Semin Surg Oncol 1992;8:358-65. “. . . the gold standard for distinguishing between banal and dysplastic nevi should be criteria that are linked with melanoma risk . . .”…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Papulosquamous Diseases?

…s, lichen striatus, and lichen sclerosus et atrophicus. Paradoxically, “early” lesions of each of those diseases are neither papular nor scaly; they are macular and smooth. For example, incipient lesions of psoriasis, seborrheic dermatiti…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Elastic Fibers

…illary dermis are present either as bundles of microfibrils, oxytalan fibers, or as cross-linked elastin on one hand or as elaunin fibers on the other. In the reticular dermis, elastic tissue appears mainly as elastin. Normal elastic fibers, which co…