Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Linear sebaceous hyperplasia on the chest

…to be association with internal malignancy in the setting of Muir-Torre syndrome [10]. Accurate diagnosis of SH is necessary, although no treatment is required in most cases. References 1. Sato T, Tanaka M. Improved detection of dermoscopic structur…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Sebaceous Epithelioma?

…ce or scalp, but they are sometimes multiple, particularly in Muir-Torre syndrome, or associated with organoid nevi.” Weedon D. Skin Pathology. 2nd ed. New York: Churchill-Livingstone, 2002. Conventional classification of sebaceous neoplasms…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Precepts Adjunctive to the Algorithmic Method

…minds by way of analogy (albeit vaguely) of trytophan-myalgia syndrome, toxic oil syndrome, and Shulman’s syndrome, inflammatory conditions all. Last, if a histopathologist is stymied by particular findings met with in sections of tissue, repre…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Discoid Lupus Erythematosus versus Systemic Lupus Erythematosus? II

…with dermatomyositis, systemic sclerosis, and Sj?gren’s syndrome, but not with skin diseases like poikilodermatomyositis, morphea, or discoid lupus erythematosus. Just as dermatomyositis is a disease systemic with manifestations cutaneous (e.g….

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Identification of Basic Patterns: Skin: Vasculitis

…the virus. Changes very early in the course of Sweet’s syndrome may be impossible to distinguish from those of leukocytoclastic vasculitis at an incipient stage of that process, i.e., prior to fibrin being deposited in the wall of venules. Unl…