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Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Basal-Cell Carcinoma Common in Nevus Sebaceus?

…127. The development of basal cell carcinoma within a naevus sebaceous of Jadassohn (NSJ) has commonly been reported. Ball EA, Hussain M, Moss AL. Squamous-cell carcinoma and basal-cell carcinoma arising in a naevus sebaceous of Jadassohn: case rep…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Mammary and Extramammary Paget’s Disease?

…ferent diseases characterized by cells of an adenocarcinoma of apocrine character disposed as solitary units and in collections within an epidermis. Mammary Paget’s disease and sebaceous carcinoma on an eyelid are analogues because neoplastic c…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…ification of it as apocrine and not eccrine. Mixed tumors with apocrine differentiation sometimes are associated with infundibular, follicular, and sebaceous differentiation, a finding that is not surprising when one considers the unity of the infund…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Suggested Readings

…ation. Philadelphia: Lea & Febiger, 1994. Wheatley VR. The sebaceous 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 Pr…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Breast a Sweat Gland?

…99. The notion that the breast is a sweat gland or a modified apocrine gland or even a sebaceous gland has been perpetuated for generations in standard textbooks of histology and pathology. Even cursory reflection about the idea of the breast being…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Origin of Adnexal Neoplasms?

…f 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 differentiation can be inferred. On the basis of study of findings…

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