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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Lymphocytoma cutis

…ly is too unwieldy. In lieu of “pseudolymphoma,” we have chosen lymphocytoma cutis as a generic for a nodular or diffuse infiltrate in the dermis mostly made up of lymphocytes mostly. Many names have been given in the past to the…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Nephrogenic fibrosing dermopathy

…specimens taken from skin adjacent to lesions as being those of an early stage of the disease. There they found a subtle but diffuse increase in the reticular dermis of spindle cells with ovoid basophilic nuclei. In sections of biopsy specimens…

Nodules on the right ear

Nodules on the right ear

…visualization of chains of darkly pigmented, spheroidal, yeast-like organisms (Figure 4). What is your diagnosis? Figure 2. Diffuse granulomatous infiltrate involving the entire dermis (Haematoxilin and eosin [H&E], original magnification:…

Blue nevus with a starburst pattern on dermoscopy

Blue nevus with a starburst pattern on dermoscopy

…esion was excised under the diagnosis of a blue nevus. Histological examination revealed spindle cells with melanin pigments diffusely present in the upper dermis and around hair follicles in the mid-dermis, but not in the epidermis. The melanocytic…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Rheumatoid neutrophilic dermatitis

…Marked edema of the papillary dermis Correlation clinicopathologic Papules and nodules result from a combination of a dense diffuse infiltrate of neutrophils throughout much of the reticular dermis and prominent edema of the papillary dermis….

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Applicable Terms

…and subcutaneous fat to skeletal muscle and other soft tissues. Histopathologically, it is seen to consist of a sparse, but diffuse, infiltrate of neutrophils mostly. Phlegmonous inflammation differs from suppurative inflammation, which also…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Images

…of the angle at which they were transected by a blade of a microtome, i.e., the foamy cytoplasm was not sampled. 10.114.2A: Diffuse dermatitis, granulomatous + 10.114.2B: Foamy histiocytes, some of them multinucleate, and a sprinkling of…

Incidental Merkel cell carcinoma in a cutaneous horn: a case report

Incidental Merkel cell carcinoma in a cutaneous horn: a case report

…ich likely derive from the neural crest, are basally located skin cells believed to function in mechano-reception and/or the neuroendocrine system. Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC), is a rare cutaneous malignancy first described in 1972 by Toker [1]….

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

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

…ss. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2006;54(5):824-844. PubMed CrossRef 21. Hard S. Non-anemia iron deficiency as an etiologic factor in diffuse loss of hair of the scalp in women. Acta Derm Venereol. 1963;43:562-569. PubMed 22. Rushton DH, Norris MJ, Dover R,…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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Images 10.7.1A: Diffuse dermatitis, mixed-cell + 10.7.1B: Proliferation of venules lined by plump endothelial cells, a sprinkling of neutrophils and nuclear “dust” of neutrophils, and clumps of granular violaceous material = Bacillary…

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