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On the nature of thought processes and their relationship to the accumulation of knowledge, Part XV-Limits to cognition: epistemic, random, or both?

On the nature of thought processes and their relationship to the accumulation of knowledge, Part XV-Limits to cognition: epistemic, random, or both?

…such as practicing a musical instrument or sport, are reinforced, adding new neurons to the pathway, while pathways not used atrophy, such as after a stroke. I think there may be no way around understanding our world as a sort of “virtual…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Behçet’s Disease

…laying pathergy. Iritis often is accompanied by conjunctivitis, episcleritis, keratitis, retinal thrombophlebitis, and optic atrophy. The central nervous system, heart, and intestinal tract may be affected. Onset usually is in adolescence, and the…

From the Dermatologikum Hamburg: Quiz

From the Dermatologikum Hamburg: Quiz

…pustular dermatosis of the scalp are not presented in detail in most of the articles [2]. Features mentioned included “atrophy of the epidermis,” “chronic inflammation,” “plasma cells,” and, occasionally,…

Dermoscopy of histoid leprosy: a case report

Dermoscopy of histoid leprosy: a case report

…ows) and linear branching vessels (yellow arrow). [Copyright: ©2017 Ankad et al.] Figure 3. Histopathology showing epidermal atrophy, Grenz zone. Dermis is replaced by spindle shaped histiocytes in an interlacing pattern (H & E, 10x)….

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Necrobiosis lipoidica vs. Necrobiotic xanthogranuloma

A disease of pilosebaceous units, especially infundibula, that may manifest itself as noninflammatory lesions, i.e., comedones and intact cysts, or as inflammatory lesions, i.e., papules, nodules, and pustules. The process may resolve without…

Topical mycophenolate mofetil in the treatment of vitiligo: a pilot study

Topical mycophenolate mofetil in the treatment of vitiligo: a pilot study

…e to its safety, it can be considered in cases where the use of topical steroids is contraindicated or can cause significant atrophy. Acknowledgements The present article was extracted from the thesis written by Dr. Iman Moezzi and was financially…

Dermoscopy of a solitary storiform collagenoma

Dermoscopy of a solitary storiform collagenoma

…asts; no collagen bundles with plywood-like or concentrically lamellar pattern were identified. No depressed surface, dermal atrophy, infiltrative edges, vascular proliferation, dermal spindle-shaped or dendritic melanocytes were seen (Figure 3)….

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Degos’ disease (malignant atrophic papulosis)

…but also of eosinophils Necrosis, in variable degree, of the epidermis and of adnexal epithelium in the center of the lesion Atrophy progressively of the epidermis Late Wedge-shaped zone of sclerosis throughout the dermis, the apex of the wedge…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…e infiltrate of inflammatory cells lessens, but the yellow or white zone becomes more indurated before resolving with subtle atrophy and hyperpigmentation known then as the idiopathic atrophoderma of Pasini and Pierini. Morphea profundus is not the…

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