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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Acne vulgaris

…a that are similar to comedones, but whose “walls” have become bowed with formation thereby of tiny infundibular cysts. When infundibular cysts become larger, they tend to explode, releasing into the dermis the contents of them, to wit,…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Lymphocytoma cutis

…1; or “lymphocytoma cutis” probably represent a longstanding inflammatory response to rupture of an infundibular cyst. Dilantin may induce changes in the skin that vaguely resemble those of a lymphoma, but that happens rarely. The…

Acantholytic dyskeratotic acanthoma: case report and review of the literature

Acantholytic dyskeratotic acanthoma: case report and review of the literature

…ts who had a solitary, non-genital lesion with acantholysis and dyskeratosis; however, the lesion did not have a cup-shaped, cystic architecture or follicular involvement [17]. Nail findings of focal acantholytic dyskeratosis were first described by…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Necrobiosis lipoidica

…inds of “foreign bodies” in skin and subcutaneous fat, as disparate as corneocytes (from a ruptured infundibular cyst) to urate (in some lesions of gout). It is easy for beginners in dermatopathology, and sometimes even for long-time…

Prediction without Pigment: a decision algorithm for non-pigmented skin malignancy

Prediction without Pigment: a decision algorithm for non-pigmented skin malignancy

…ht-hand side of the algorithmic flowchart to help reach a specific diagnosis. White clods and dots (also known as milia-like cysts) occur commonly in seborrheic keratosis but also in SCC and melanoma. Polarizing-specific white clods (referred to as…

Review of Practical Dermatopathology, 2nd edition by Ronald P. Rapini

Review of Practical Dermatopathology, 2nd edition by Ronald P. Rapini

…n diseases,” etc.); some topological (e.g., axilla, groin, head, elbow, lesions); some histological (e.g., hemosiderin, horn cyst, interstitial inflammation, acantholysis), etc. For each of these nonspecific and rather arbitrary characteristics, a…