Search Results for: nerves

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…itself clinically as a rapidly growing mass that may be slightly painful or tender. When the process impinges on peripheral nerves, numbness, paresthesias, or pain may ensue. The lesion favors the chest wall, back, and volar aspect of the forearm…

What is Rosacea?

What is Rosacea?

…hypothesize that rosacea stems from a constellation of abnormalities of skin, including of small cutaneous blood vessels and nerves, the surrounding connective tissue and an abnormal inflammatory response. Chronic inflammation is the hallmark of…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Nodular fasciitis vs. Malignant fibrous histiocytoma

An inflammatory disease caused by Mycobacterium leprae. It can involve internal organs or be localized to the skin, where its clinical presentation is dependent on the immunologic status of the host. Persons who are competent immunologically have…

Painful purple nodule on the right thigh–Answer

Painful purple nodule on the right thigh–Answer

…efferent venule with multiple interconnections. Contractility of glomus cells occurs after temperature changes are sensed by nerves within the glomus body, hence its importance in local blood flow regulation [1,2]. Glomus tumors are rare…