Search Results for: folliculo-apocrine cystic hamartoma

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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Cysts and Cystic Hamartomas

Papules, nodules, and tumors that, on gross examination, are usually skin colored and, on histopathologic examination, consist of an epithelium-lined sac that contains fluid, cells, or both in the case of true cysts and of cysts that are associated with other epithelial elements of adnexa in the case of cystic hamartomas.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Cysts and Cystic Hamartomas

…amination, consist of an epithelium-lined sac that contains fluid, cells, or both in the case of true cysts and of cysts that are associated with other epithelial elements of adnexa in the case of cystic hamartomas….

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Mammary Paget’s

Mammary Paget’s disease is an apocrine carcinoma that begins in mammary glands and extends along lactiferous ducts to the epidermis where it is seen clinically as a scaly, crusted, or eroded plaque on the nipple or areola of women mostly, and…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Infundibulo-folliculo-sebaceous cystic hamartoma vs. Steatocystoma

Mammary Paget’s disease is an apocrine carcinoma that begins in mammary glands and extends along lactiferous ducts to the epidermis where it is seen clinically as a scaly, crusted, or eroded plaque on the nipple or areola of women mostly, and…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Hidradenitis Suppurativa: Key Points

Key Points Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is a chronic inflammatory process affecting skin bearing apocrine glands; the groin, axillae, and inframammary areas are typically involved. The classic lesions of HS include cysts, nodules, sinus tracts,…

Dermatoscopy of folliculosebaceous cystic hamartoma

Dermatoscopy of folliculosebaceous cystic hamartoma

…vessels were noted in the stroma. Based on these histopathologic findings, the patient was diagnosed with folliculosebaceous cystic hamartoma. Case presentation A 29-year-old Japanese man presented with a reddish nodule, of approximately 15 mm in…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Apocrine Units

…ing “decapitation” secretion. The duct of a mammary gland, named the lactiferous duct, looks just like any other apocrine duct. Uncommonly, a few apocrine units may be found ectopically on the face and scalp. Apocrine glands are small…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Eccrine, Apocrine, and Apoeccrine Sweat Glands?

…ituation in humans, however, is not the same as that in horses. In humans, the only true sweat gland is eccrine. To refer to apocrine glands as apocrine sweat glands is inaccurate and to an apoeccrine gland is speculation, the existence of it having…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Apocrine Miliaria?

…1; i.e., eccrine miliaria, designates an aberration in sweating. That term should not be applied to a condition that affects apocrine units because apocrine glands are not sweat glands; the only true sweat gland in man is eccrine. Apocrine glands in…

Primary adenomyoepithelioma of the skin–a variant of apocrine mixed tumor?

Primary adenomyoepithelioma of the skin–a variant of apocrine mixed tumor?

…04;35(1):14-24. 9. Kazakov DV, Belousova IE, Bisceglia M, et al. Apocrine mixed tumor of the skin (“mixed tumor of the folliculosebaceous-apocrine complex”). Spectrum of differentiations and metaplastic changes in the epithelial,…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Apocrine (clear-cell) hidradenoma vs. Eccrine (poroid) hidradenoma

Mammary Paget’s disease is an apocrine carcinoma that begins in mammary glands and extends along lactiferous ducts to the epidermis where it is seen clinically as a scaly, crusted, or eroded plaque on the nipple or areola of women mostly, and…

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