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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Algorithms Predicated on “Nonspecific” Findings

…rthokeratosis that also are aligned perpendicular to the surface of the skin. Click image to enlarge. + Foci of acantholytic dyskeratosis near one another and about equidistant from one another, often in the absence of inflammatory cells =…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…fers histopathologically from Hailey-Hailey disease by having changes that are more focal, parakeratosis more prominent, and dyskeratosis more extensive in the granular zone and cornified layer. Hailey-Hailey like Darier’s disease and unlike…

Epidermal multinucleated giant cells are not always a histopathologic clue to a herpes virus infection: multinucleated epithelial giant cells in the epidermis of lesional skin biopsies from patients with acantholytic dermatoses can histologically mimic a herpes virus infection

Epidermal multinucleated giant cells are not always a histopathologic clue to a herpes virus infection: multinucleated epithelial giant cells in the epidermis of lesional skin biopsies from patients with acantholytic dermatoses can histologically mimic a herpes virus infection

…of the clinical presentation, laboratory studies, and pathologic changes established the diagnosis of transient acantholytic dyskeratosis (Grover’s disease). Figure 7. (A) Distant, (B) close and (C) closer views of the repeat biopsy specimen that…

Dermoscopic findings in bowenoid papulosis: report of two cases

Dermoscopic findings in bowenoid papulosis: report of two cases

…arrow). Original magnification x10. (Copyright: ©2014 Marcucci et al.) Figure 4. Mild hyperkeratosis, irregular acanthosis, dyskeratosis and mitosis (H&E X10). (Copyright: ©2014 Marcucci et al.) Figure 5. Cytological atypia, dyskeratosis and…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Apoptosis?

…Kumar V, Collins T, eds. Robbins Pathologic Basis of Disease, 6th ed. Philadelphia: W. B. Saunders Company, 1999:18. “Dyskeratosis, or apoptosis, refers to eosinophilic hyalinized changes within individual keratinocytes, associated with…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Errors and Reasons

…evidently. Epithelial mucinosis is an aberration of epithelium analogous to epidermolytic hyperkeratosis, focal acantholytic dyskeratosis, cornoid lamellation, and pale-cell acanthosis, to wit, a distinctive problem pathologic. Error: Follicular…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Differential Diagnosis

…cantholysis in the same focus (spongiotic-acantholytic type of Grover’s disease) sometimes 5. Findings of acantholytic dyskeratosis in foci are the sole manifestation 5. Findings in foci sometimes of pemphigus (superficial and deep types),…