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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Embryologic Development

…ells make their appearance first in surface epithelium of the fingertips and nail beds, and then elsewhere on what is called glabrous skin, glabrous referring to skin that is smooth and which sports vellus hairs, but not terminal ones. Early in…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Dandruff a Disease?

…ns that sport only vellus hairs. They are bereft of dandruff because the scale desquamated normally falls freely from “glabrous” skin. In sum, dandruff is a process physiologic, in contrast to seborrheic dermatitis, which is pathologic….

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Lichen planus

…embranes, it is termed “erosive lichen planus,” which, unlike the circumstance conventional of a few vesicles on glabrous skin, can be debilitating. An analogy exists in the realm of psoriasis, namely, between pustular psoriasis on palms…

What is Rosacea?

What is Rosacea?

…sions and scarring. Phymatous rosacea is the rarest subtype, seen almost exclusively in males. It is characterized by highly glabrous skin, sebaceous hyperplasia, and firm induration of the skin (resulting from fibrosis) that can be cosmetically…

Spitz nevus on the sole of a foot presenting with transepidermal elimination

Spitz nevus on the sole of a foot presenting with transepidermal elimination

…wer extremities, followed by the trunk and upper extremities. A report on Japanese patients demonstrated that Spitz nevus on glabrous skin represents 2% of all Spitz nevi [1]. Thus, little is known about the dermoscopic findings of Spitz nevus on…

Introduction to the method

Introduction to the method

…f patterns basic created by lines Lines reticular can be thin or thick Lines branched can be thin or thick Lines parallel on glabrous skin can follow furrows or ridges, or they can cross furrows and ridges Lines radial can be thin or thick. Lines…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…expressions of squamous-cell carcinoma are verrucous carcinoma and the various types of keratoacanthoma, among them those in glabrous skin, e.g., “the solitary,” the eruptive, and the so-called giant, that subungual, and that on mucous…