Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…rlying disease like Hodgkin’s disease, carcinoma of the breast, and lepromatous leprosy. Individual scales of acquired ichthyosis have attributes clinical and histopathologic identical to those of ichthyosis vulgaris. Ichthyosis vulgaris, as th…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…interpreted histopathologically as a primary carcinoma of the breast. Such confusion resulted in unnecessary mastectomy. Nipple adenoma, however, like many benign neoplasms, is symmetrical, well-circumscribed, and wedge-shaped. Search Derm101.com for…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…ne units derive from the future infundibulum. A neoplasm on a breast designated syringomatous adenoma of the nipple is identical to microcystic adnexal carcinoma. Management of microcystic adnexal carcinoma is total excision. Because that is not alwa…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Bibliography

…ansient acrodermatitis enteropathica due to decreased zinc in breast milk. J Cutan Pathol 1989;16:382-87. Bibliography for necrolytic migratory erythema Becker SW, Kahn D, Rothman S. Cutaneous manifestations of internal malignant tumors. Arch Dermato…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Crohn’s disease

…K, Balslev E, Jemec GB. Crohn’s disease presenting as a breast abscess: a case report. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 2001;15(4):343-45. Lebwohl M, Fleischmajer R, Janowitz H, Present D, Prioleau PG. Metastatic Crohn’s disease. J Am Acad De…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Factitious dermatitis and panniculitis

…7):720-22. Farrier JN, Mansel RE. Dermatitis artefacta of the breast: a series of case reports. Eur J Surg Oncol 2002;28(2):189-92. Forstrom L, Winkelmann RK. Factitial panniculitis. Arch Dermatol 1974;110:747–50. Helfman RJ. Factitial scalp lesions…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Trichoadenoma vs. Microcystic adnexal carcinoma

A malignant neoplasm of melanocytes that, in the skin, begins as a macule and may become a patch or a papule. A flat lesion of melanoma tends to be asymmetrical, poorly circumscribed with a scalloped, jagged, or notched border, and variegate, mostly…