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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases


…ely that everything written about matters such as “actinic splitting of C3 in serum” in regard to the subject of lipodystrophy will soon be considered claptrap. Lipodystrophy, partial or total, is not a specific disease, but a generic…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Errors and Reasons

…gically; the two vesicular diseases are unrelated to one another. Error: Lipodystrophy refers to a specific disease. Reason: Lipodystrophy is to subcutaneous fat what anetoderma is to the dermis, namely, loss of tissue, in the instance of…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology


…ermis. Deep atrophy presents itself clinically as a gully or gullies. The stereotypical example of deep atrophy is so-called lipodystrophy, but hollows consequent to loss of subcutaneous fat can be observed in circumstances as different as lupus…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases


…ea at a very late “burned out” stage. The terms “anetoderma,” “poikiloderma,” and “lipodystrophy,” unmodified, as but three of many examples, convey a sense only for the residuum of a process; they…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Applicable Terms

…g., anetoderma and stria atrophicans. Deep atrophy occurs subsequent to loss of adipocytes in the subcutaneous fat, e.g., in lipodystrophy. The term atrophy also is applied histopathologically to shrinkage of parts, such as a thinned epidermis that…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

α-1 antitrypsin deficiency

…d some examples of both probably are induced artificially, as surely is the case for sclerosing lipogranulomas and localized lipodystrophy. Bibliography for α-1-antitrypsin deficiency panniculitis Albes B, Bayle-Lebey P, Bazex J, Lamant L….

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Post-inflammatory pigmentary alteration

…rma vasculare atrophicans). Comment Postinflammatory pigmentary change is a category generic, akin to atrophy, poikiloderma, lipodystrophy, scar, and keloid, each of those conditions being recognizable for what they are clinically, having certain…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology


…fat where pronounced loss of adipocytes results in an appearance clinical of one or more gullies. Stereotypical examples are lipodystrophy, the end stage of the panniculitis of discoid lupus erythematosus, known also as lupus profundus, and…