Spotlight on “Rosacea”

What is Rosacea?

Rosacea is a common inflammatory facial skin disorder classically marked by flushing, facial erythema, inflammatory papules and pustules, and telangiectasias. It typically presents in adults, with prevalence reported as 1 to greater than 20%, with a…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

Both nodular fasciitis and malignant fibrous histiocytoma are comprised of oval and spindle cells, some of which are arranged in fascicles that appear to be intertwined and may involve the lower part of the dermis, subcutaneous fat, fascia, and skel…

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 pa…