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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Degos’ disease (malignant atrophic papulosis)

…sion Atrophy progressively of the epidermis Late Wedge-shaped zone of sclerosis throughout the dermis, the apex of the wedge pointing towards the subcutaneous fat Mucin discernible, especially in the zone of sclerosis, but less than that in a fully…

Review of Practical Dermatopathology by Ronald P. Rapini

Review of Practical Dermatopathology by Ronald P. Rapini

…ni is attempting to achieve. In that chapter, Dr. Rapini lays the groundwork for the remainder of the book. It serves as the point of orientation for the reader who is looking to solve a diagnostic dilemma, as it provides differential diagnostic…

Dermatoscopic findings of atrophic dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans

Dermatoscopic findings of atrophic dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans

…auma. Dermatoscopic evaluation of the lesion using 3Gen DermLite-II Pro HR and documented with DermLite-Foto 3Gen (LLC, Dana Point, CA, USA) showed a homogenous pigment network on a purplish erythematous background (Figure 1B). A skin biopsy was…

Hypopigmented atypical Spitzoid neoplasms (atypical Spitz nevi, atypical Spitz tumors, Spitzoid melanoma): a clinicopathological update

Hypopigmented atypical Spitzoid neoplasms (atypical Spitz nevi, atypical Spitz tumors, Spitzoid melanoma): a clinicopathological update

…ciated with a brownish hue or remnant(s) of brown pigmentation. Dotted vascular pattern: short capillary loops visible as pinpoint dots, best appreciated with non-contact dermoscopy. “Starburst” vascular pattern: long centrifugal capillary loops…

Review of The Pigmentary System: Physiology and Pathophysiology (2nd ed) by James J. Nordlund, Raymond E. Boissy, Vincent J. Hearing, et al.

Review of The Pigmentary System: Physiology and Pathophysiology (2nd ed) by James J. Nordlund, Raymond E. Boissy, Vincent J. Hearing, et al.

…melanocytes were “migration arrested” was essentially speculative was confirmed. However, as is often the case in life, the point of arrival was less interesting than the road followed. I had made a wonderful journey through the pages of this book…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…ice (often sliver) method does not permit architectural patterns of skin diseases to be studied as they should be. A case in point is the surface of a dermatofibroma where a shave biopsy may result in overdiagnosis of the lesion as a superficial…