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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Thrombophlebitis

…ecially the pancreas, lung, stomach, or gallbladder. Mondor’s disease is thrombophlebitis in a superficial vein in the breast of a woman. Phlebothrombosis is thrombosis of a superficial or deep vein devoid of signs of inflammation. Varicose…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Wide and Deep Excision for Melanoma?

…is relevant to cure. The principle just stated obtains for every malignant neoplasm in every organ. Witness carcinoma of the breast. It is apparent now that there is no need for radical mastectomy; lumpectomy is just as effective. It took nearly 100…

Billings SD, Cotton J. Inflammatory Dermatopathology. A Pathologist’s Survival Guide. New York: Springer Science + Business Media LLC, 2011

Billings SD, Cotton J. Inflammatory Dermatopathology. A Pathologist’s Survival Guide. New York: Springer Science + Business Media LLC, 2011

…h can mimic psoriasiform and lichenoid dermatitis, but there are others, like patch stage Kaposi’s disease, metastatic breast cancer, mastocytosis, B-cell lymphoma, etc., which can mimic interstitial or perivascular dermatitis respectively. I…

An itching plaque

An itching plaque

…ysical examination revealed a tender, brownish papule or 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…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Sclerotic Fibroma?

…fibromas, in certain basal-cell carcinomas, and in association with metastases of some carcinomas, especially those from the breast to skin. Sclerotic fibroma is not a specific disease, but a distinctive pattern of connective tissue that is…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Scleroderma?

…y induced, e.g., l-tryptophan-related eosinophilia-myalgia syndrome, toxic oil syndrome, exposure to polyvinyl chloride, and breast implants of silicone Diseases that are identical to one another clinically and histopathologically are not…

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

…l size-and it is a throwback to the days of small monographs in pathology. Such monographs, as Azzopardi’s Problems in Breast Pathology, were, as a rule, filled with photographs and relatively large type-often 12 point-usually in Times Roman….

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Mycosis Fungoides—Increasing in Incidence?

…trophy. Usually they are asymptomatic and tend to be situated on 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…

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