Search Results for: elastophagocytosis

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Churg-Strauss Granuloma and Allergic Granulomatosis?

…s disease Linear IgA dermatosis A type of epidermal nevus Acquired epidermolysis bullosa Epidermolytic Hyperkeratosis, e.g., Elastophagocytosis, e.g., Bullous congenital ichthyosiform erythroderma Granuloma annulare Ichthyosis hystrix Granulomatous…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Granuloma annulare

…ngstanding exposure to sunlight and in which epithelioid histiocytes have engulfed elastotic material, a phenomenon known as elastophagocytosis and one not specific to granuloma annulare; it may be observed in any granulomatous process that takes…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Differential Diagnosis

…and spindle-shaped fibrocytes constitute the dermal infiltrate 4. Plump oval histiocytes make up the dermal infiltrate 5. No elastophagocytosis 5. Elastic fibers sometimes present in the cytoplasm of histiocytes 6. Papillary dermis sometimes…