Search Results for: alopecia

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Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Mycosis Fungoides—Increasing in Incidence?

…fatal disease. . . . Abortive Lymphoma. . . . This category includes the following: SPP and syringolymphoid hyperplasia with alopecia. Latent Lymphoma. . . . This category includes large plaque parapsoriasis, self-regressing CTCL, and lymphomatoid…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Focus of Infection?

…with neuropathy: 1, lichen planus; 2, lichen simplex (Vidal); 3, herpes simplex; 4, herpes zoster; 5, eczema (neurotic); 6, alopecia areata; 7, dermatitis herpetiformis; 8, scleroderma; 9, vitiligo. Group 3: Those considered in some relation with…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Suggested Readings

…k I: marvel or myth? Dermatopathol Pract Concept 1996;2(2):69-80. Olsen E, Stenn K, Bergfeld W, et al. Update on cicatricial alopecia. J Investig Dermatol Symp Proc 2003;8:18-19. Paus R, Cotsarelis G. The biology of hair follicles. N Engl J Med…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Majocchi’s granuloma

…ly, a dermatophyte. Although a kerion fundamentally is an infundibular and follicular process in which hyphae repose in cornified cells, the reaction is devastating not only to infundibula and follicles with resultant permanent alopecia, but to…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma?

…homa. Am Fam Phys 1991;43:1703-1707. “A Listing of a Variety of the Cutaneous T-Cell Dyscrasias Lymphomatoid papulosis Alopecia mucinosa Mycosis fungoides of Alibert Worringer-Kolopp disease Adult T-cell lymphoma Ki-1 lymphoma Granulomatous…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Junctional epidermolysis bullosa

…tner-Wolff): Onset at birth, blisters widespread, lesions sometimes heal with atrophy and scarring; onycholysis, cicatricial alopecia, extracutaneous involvement episodical; large melanocytic nevi, course clinical is of progressive improvement over…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Algorithms Predicated on “Nonspecific” Findings

…+ Epithelial mucinosis and lymphocytes in company with scant spongiosis in epithelial structures = Mycosis fungoides, “alopecia mucinosa” expression + Epithelioid histiocytes in interstitial and palisaded array in the lower part of the…

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