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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Lymphedema

…arly Sparse perivascular infiltrate of lymphocytes and plasma cells Pallor throughout most of the dermis Increased number of fibrocytes in the reticular dermis Venules oriented perpendicular to the skin surface Fully developed Increased number of…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…ic inclusions in histiocytes = Cytomegalic inclusion disease The inclusions of cytomegalic disease are found most readily in fibrocytes, histiocytes, and endothelial cells. 10.16.3A: Ulcer with crust + 10.16.3B: Purple inclusions in nuclei of…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…sis. Scratching is thought to kill epidermal keratocytes that then tumble into the papillary dermis where they are coated by fibrocytes, the product being globules of amyloid. The globules in the upper part of the dermis are stained red by crystal…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Acroangiodermatitis of Mali/Stewart-Bluefarb syndrome

…ted in the upper part of the reticular dermis Small vessels with thick walls and plump endothelial cells Increased number of fibrocytes in the region of the proliferated vessels; variable fibroplasia Extravasated erythrocytes and hemosiderin in the…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Collagen

…her. Type XVI collagen, a member of the fibril-associated collagens with interrupted triple helices, is produced not only by fibrocytes, but by keratocytes. It is a component of the extracellular matrix and is confined to a narrow zone in the…

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