Search Results for: amyloid

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Errors and Reasons

…l, refers to brightly eosinophilic refractile material and is not a substance specific unto itself, unlike the situation for amyloid, mucin, and urate. Error: Hypereosinophilic syndrome is authentic. Reason: What is termed “hypereosinophilic…

From the Dermatologikum Hamburg: Quiz

From the Dermatologikum Hamburg: Quiz

…vessels as well as around eccrine coils, which are generally spared in EPP. The material also contains some lipid. Finally, amyloidosis may mimic the eosinophilic deposits of EPP but amyloid can be identified by immunohistochemical staining with…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Perforating Diseases?

…tion of Mucinous Material Myxoid cyst Alopecia mucinosa Perforating papular mucinosis Perforating myxoid cyst Elimination of Amyloid Perforating cutaneous amyloidosis” Shames BS, Fretzin D. Disorders of collagen, elastin, and ground substance….

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Confusing Terms (to be Avoided Scrupulously)

…it should be avoided in favor of appellations for specific, definable substances, such as fibrin, erythrocytes, keratocytes, amyloid, and colloid. “ID” [Gk. –ides (son or daughter, descendent)]: A suffix employed by dermatologists…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Applicable Terms

…ells, e.g., those of metastatic carcinoma. When it is largely noncellular, an infiltrate may consist, for example, of mucin, amyloid, colloid, or urate. Noncellular infiltrates are referred to as deposits. An infiltrate made up of a single type of…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology


…eriphery of aggregations aligned in palisades usually Necrotic trichoblasts present within aggregations commonly Deposits of amyloid in the stroma commonly. Generally, the two neoplasms of trichoblasts with completely different biologic behavior may…