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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

The Algorithmic Method

…confirmed at higher magnification, of the kind or kinds of inflammatory cells (or neoplastic lymphocytes, Langerhanscells, and mast cells that, at first blush, may appear to be inflammatory cells) that make up the infiltrate. Remarkable as…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Eccrine Units

…consists of two types, to wit, large glycogen-containing pale or clear cells and smaller mucopolysaccharide-containing dark cells. The dark cells tend to line the luminal surface, whereas the pale cells are situated peripheral to the dark cells

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Apoptosis?

…poptotic bodies have, in the past, been given names such as Civatte bodies, colloid bodies, single-cell necrobiosis, sunburn cells, and dyskeratotic cells without their basic nature having been recognized… Weedon D, Searle J, Kerr JF….

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Blood Vessels

…lff, M.D.) All arterioles, capillaries, and venules in the dermis are encircled by flat adventitial cells termed “veil cells.” Those cells, whose exact nature is still shrouded, are situated entirely outside the wall of a vessel and…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Images

…0.44.7A: Vesicular dermatitis, intraepidermal, acantholytic + 10.44.7B: A suprabasal cleft beneath acantholytic dyskeratotic cells in the spinous and granular zones, acantholytic parakeratotic cells, and scale-crust = Grover’s disease The…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Sebaceous Units

…iated, somewhat flat immature cells that possess a large nucleus and homogeneous pale basophilic cytoplasm. Those generative cells are analogous to cells in the basal layer of the epidermis. As the cells at the periphery of sebaceous lobules mature,…

Balloon cell melanoma in primary care practice: a case report

Balloon cell melanoma in primary care practice: a case report

…s [3]. The foamy cells are usually sparser in primary melanomas than subsequent metastases [3]. In contrast to balloon nevus cells, the cells of BCMM generally lack melanin [16]. Sparse quantities of melanin granules were only found in 9 cases of…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Mammary and Extramammary Paget’s Disease?

…as a reddish patch covered often by scale-crusts. Histopathologically, the epidermis of both is characterized by epithelial cells with atypical nuclei and pale cytoplasm, those cells being disposed both as solitary units and in collections. On the…

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