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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…ugh rather paltry, are sufficient to make a diagnosis definitively of alopecia areata or one of the analogues of it, to wit, alopecia totalis and alopecia universalis. Note how few are the follicles in anagen in this biopsy specimen from the scalp….

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Lichen planus

…Bibliography Bibliography for lichen planus Annessi G, Lombardo G, Gobello T, Puddu P. A clinicopathologic study of scarring alopecia due to lichen planus: comparison with scarring alopecia in discoid lupus erythematosus and pseudopelade. Am J…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Mycosis fungoides

…retation through illustrations of his student, Achille Civatte. Dermatopathol: Pract & Conc 2000;6(3): 257-64. Pinkus H. Alopecia mucinosa, inflammatory plaques with alopecia characterized by root-sheath mucinosis. Arch Dermatol 1957;76:419-26….

Frontotemporal hairline recession in a postmenopausal woman

Frontotemporal hairline recession in a postmenopausal woman

…er, in front of an early stage of FFA, dermoscopy appears to be helpful to establish differential diagnosis between traction alopecia, alopecia areata and cicatricial marginal alopecia. In fact, our patient had a cicatricial alopecia with the…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Telogen effluvium

…s in telogen enter anagen once again, and those follicles, a few weeks later, produce hairs that eventually reverse signs of alopecia, the pelage being restored to normal. Differential diagnosis histopathologic Androgenetic alopecia, at an early…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Errors and Reasons

…ge of lichen planopilaris, but, in actuality, pseudopelade (which, when introduced, was meant to convey the notion of pseudo-alopecia areata) can be the end stage of a variety of alopecias, among them that of discoid lupus erythematosus. Error:…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Telogen Effluvium—An Inflammatory Disease?

….e., catagen) that terminates, as usual, in the resting stage of the cycle (i.e., telogen) and that may result in observable alopecia. The reason for discernible alopecia is that so many follicles, many more than usual, have gone into telogen, with…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…cally, and the loss of hair reflects the type of traction that has been applied. For example, pony tails are associated with alopecia along the entire frontal hairline, whereas alopecia as a consequence of “straightening” hair is…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…venules and in considerable number in infundibula that contain plentiful mucin + 11.14.35C + 11.14.35D = Mycosis fungoides, alopecia mucinosa expression In times past, including in previous editions of this work, alopecia mucinosa was considered to…

Diet and hair loss: effects of nutrient deficiency and supplement use

Diet and hair loss: effects of nutrient deficiency and supplement use

…eficiency [2]. Studies have also reported potential associations between nutritional deficiency and chronic TE, androgenetic alopecia (AGA), female pattern hair loss (FPHL), and alopecia areata (AA) [3,4]. Given this well-recognized link, many…

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