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

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…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Subcorneal Pustular Dermatosis?

…tiformis; pustular psoriasis in a patient with Reiter’s syndrome* is termed keratoderma blenorrhagicum (the notion of “flow of semen” [blenorrhagicum] derives from the idea that the condition was claimed initially, and incorrectly,…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

A rare case of syphilis associated with renal and hepatic involvement

…renal complications. Due to glomerulonephritis with nephrotic syndrome the case required shared care between the renal physician and dermatologist. Doctors of different specialties need to keep in mind that early syphilis can have visceral involvemen…