Search Results for: apoptosis

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Apoptosis?

…, the cytoplasm of apoptotic cells is eosinophilic, just as is that of necrotic cells. What, then, justifies the notion that apoptosis is not necrosis? Proponents of apoptosis as a type of cell death different from necrosis claim that in necrosis a…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Acanthosis Nigricans

Lightly pigmented thin plaques formed by closely apposed papules, initially and sometimes only tiny, but sometimes large and polypoid. The plaques are often traversed by skin folds. There is a predisposition for intertriginous areas. The condition…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Confusing Terms (to be Avoided Scrupulously)

…;programmed cell death” (a cliché that is meaningless). For those who adhere to basic principles of classic pathology, apoptosis must be considered a type of necrosis. Figure 3.40 “Apoptosis.” ECZEMA [Gk. ekzema (a boiling out)]: A…

A spermidine-based nutritional supplement prolongs the anagen phase of hair follicles in humans: a randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind study

A spermidine-based nutritional supplement prolongs the anagen phase of hair follicles in humans: a randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind study

…e increased the levels of the proliferation marker Ki-67 after 3 months of treatment, accompanied by decreased levels of the apoptosis marker, c-Kit (Table 2). At the same time, in the placebo group, Ki-67 levels were decreased and c-Kit levels…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Errors and Reasons

…loss of elastic tissue in the reticular dermis especially, but also of some collagen, is responsible for anetoderma. Error: Apoptosis is not necrosis. Reason: In classic Virchowian pathology, necrosis is characterized cytopathologically by three…