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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Radiation dermatitis and panniculitis

…llows megavoltage therapy, usually given for carcinoma of the breast, differs histopathologically from radiation sclerosis on one hand and the inflammatory stage of morphea on the other. Pseudosclerodermatous panniculitis, in common with the inflamma…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…h geometric outlines represent particles of polyurethane in a breast implant, those particles having been responsible largely for eliciting this granulomatous foreign body reaction. Note also the silicone in the form of tiny vacuoles in macrophages….

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Epidemic of Melanoma?

…ut epidemics of cancers in the past few decades, among those, breast, prostate, and testes. What happened to those epidemics? The same that will be the case for melanoma, to wit, they all faded away. Last, an epidemic of melanoma can be created by sk…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Mycosis Fungoides—Increasing in Incidence?

…n the buttocks, thighs, flexural surfaces, and, in women, the breasts. Histopathologically, patches and subtle plaques are typified in the upper part of the dermis by patchy lichenoid infiltrates of lymphocytes associated with wiry bundles of collage…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

An itching plaque

…contacting the elastic band of the underwear under the right breast (Figure 1). The remaining physical exam showed no other relevant lesions. Figure 1. A brownish papule or plaque contacting the elastic band of the underwear under the right breast….

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Scleroderma?

…rome, toxic oil syndrome, exposure to polyvinyl chloride, and breast implants of silicone Diseases that are identical to one another clinically and histopathologically are not necessarily identical in terms of cause, mechanism, or biologic behavior….