Search Results for: infundibulo-sebaceous-apocrine unit

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Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Eccrine Neoplasms?

…in skin seen in the course of embryologic development or in postnatal humans. The epithelial adnexa are folliculo-sebaceousapocrine units on one hand and eccrine units on the other; the nonepithelial adnexa are smooth muscles, nerves, and blood…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Mammary and Extramammary Paget’s Disease?

…in the epidermis. Both mammary and extramammary Paget’s disease, although entirely different processes pathologic, are apocrine carcinomas. One type of sebaceous carcinoma behaves in a manner analogous to that of mammary Paget’s disease,…

When all you have is a dermatoscope—start looking at the nails

When all you have is a dermatoscope—start looking at the nails

…ry density within viral warts is often observed in lesions responding to treatment. Artifacts and foreign bodies of the nail unit Artificial changes of the nail unit occasionally arise and may be quite worrisome for patients. In the summer, moist…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Basal-Cell Carcinoma Common in Nevus Sebaceus?

…l equivalents of germinative cells in a embryo that, at about 10 weeks, form a mass crescentic that eventuates in the entire infundibulo-spocrine-sebaceous follicular unit. Not surprisingly, abundant stroma resembles that of embryonic perifollicular…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Origin of Adnexal Neoplasms?

…s false. Histopathologists cannot judge the origin of adnexal neoplasms, i.e., whether they derive from follicles, sebaceous units, apocrine units, eccrine units, muscles, nerves, or vessels (blood or lymphatic); only the direction of…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Suggested Readings

…baceous glands. In: Jarrett A, ed. The Physiology and Pathophysiology of the Skin. London: Academic Press, 1986;9:2705-2971. Apocrine Units Groscurth P. Anatomy of sweat glands. Curr Probl Dermatol 2002;30:1-9. Hashimoto K, Gross BG, Lever WF….

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