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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Introduction

…; denote; it is one of the “soft tissues.” But because of its exceedingly close relationship anatomically to the skin and its tendency to respond together with the skin in many processes pathologic, the subcutaneous fat is given due…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Sclerotic Fibroma?

…at this tumor represents a hamartoma of fibrous tissue.” Nogita T, Akiyuoshi E, Kawashima M. Sclerotic fibromas of the skin. J Dermatol 1991;18:472–74. “We here emphasize multiple sclerotic fibromas of the skin as another specific…

Billings SD, Cotton J. Inflammatory Dermatopathology. A Pathologist’s Survival Guide. New York: Springer Science + Business Media LLC, 2011

Billings SD, Cotton J. Inflammatory Dermatopathology. A Pathologist’s Survival Guide. New York: Springer Science + Business Media LLC, 2011

…ors. Moreover, you will need to make up your own mind about a completely logical and systematic approach to the diagnosis of skin specimens, as well as about categorization and classification of inflammatory skin diseases. *As an aside I would like…

The dermatologist’s stethoscope-traditional and new applications of dermoscopy

The dermatologist’s stethoscope-traditional and new applications of dermoscopy

…sis of pigmented and non-pigmented skin tumors (Figure 1) including melanocytic and non-melanocytic and benign and malignant skin tumors [1-5]. Entomodermoscopy for the diagnosis of skin infections and infestations (Figure 2) caused by parasites or…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Acquired Epidermolysis Bullosa?

…h BP and deposition of IgG alone as more consistent with EBA.” In the study of Smoller and Woodley in which salt-split skin technique was employed, direct immunofluorescence performed on sections of specimens taken from untreated skin

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Dermatofibroma?

…s have only one or two lesions; infrequently, there are many tumors.” Turkington C, Dover JS, eds. The Encyclopedia of Skin and Skin Disorders, 2nd ed. New York: Facts On File, Inc, 2002:103. “Trauma, such as insect bites, has been…

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Primary and Secondary Lesions?

…can result in vesicles and bullae; and nodules and tumors can be brought into being by injection of materials foreign to the skin. Furthermore, so-called secondary skin lesions often are mere products of changes evolutionary in primary lesions:…

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Discoid Lupus Erythematosus versus Systemic Lupus Erythematosus? II

…nly exhibiting similar morphology 1. Neonatal LE 2. Complement deficiency syndrome III. Acute cutaneous LE (systemic LE with skin lesions) localized or generalized erythema or bullae.” Odom RB, James WD, Berger TG. Andrews’ Diseases of…

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