Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Grover’s disease

Grover’s disease Synonyms Transient acantholytic dermatosis Transitory acantholytic dermatosis Benign papular acantholytic dermatosis Persistent acantholytic dermatosis Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Middle-aged and elderly adults, h…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Identification of Basic Patterns: Skin: Pustular Dermatitis

…infundibulitis may follow on fibrosing peri-infundibulitis in keratosis pilaris. When the core of compactly arranged corneocytes in keratosis pilaris compromises only slightly the wall of an infundibulum, leakage of infundibular contents into the de…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Overlap Syndromes?

…used to seeing in a single specimen of tissue both seborrheic keratosis and verruca vulgaris, both seborrheic keratosis and Bowen’s disease, and both seborrheic keratosis and basal-cell carcinoma. Very rarely, that may be true for seborrheic d…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

Seborrheic keratosis of the acanthotic type and eccrine poroma are both benign, epithelial, exo-endophytic neoplasms comprised mostly of small, round (basaloid) cells. Melanocytes may be scattered among keratocytes in both conditions. Seborrheic ker…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Definition of Inflammation in Historical Perspective

…capable of inducing an inflammatory response, e.g., seborrheic keratosis that in the face of an infiltrate of lymphocytes becomes a lichen planus-like keratosis and a certain kind of compound melanocytic nevus that, consequent to effects of lymphocyt…