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Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Atrophie Blanche?

…st, it should be mentioned that atrophie blanche is not the only condition in the skin to be typified by pure white atrophic scars. “Porcelain white” scars are met with in Degos’ disease and white atrophic scars sometimes mark the…

From the Dermatologikum Hamburg

From the Dermatologikum Hamburg

…1A-E), however, illustrate an extensive eruption that consists of erythematous papules, pustules, ulcers, and hyperpigmented scars. The clinical appearance taken together with the history of severe rheumatoid arthritis enables a diagnosis of…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa

…y and loss of nails. Differential diagnosis clinical In variants of junctional epidermolysis bullosa, scarring is slight and scars usually are not hypertrophic, i.e., papular. Findings histopathologic Early Vacuoles beneath the epidermis No…

From the Dermatologikum Hamburg: Quiz

From the Dermatologikum Hamburg: Quiz

…s were noted. The skin over the knuckles and digits appeared thickened (Figure 1B). There were multiple, small hypopigmented scars on the chest, dorsa of hands, and cheeks (Figure 1C). Figure 1A. Erythematous lesions on the forearm, some with…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…s and fibrillary bundles of collagen parallel to the skin surface = Scar, fully developed Plump fibrocytes are components of scars at a relatively early stage in the course of them, whereas thin fibrocytes are constituents of scars at a much later…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Keloid

…thol 1966;82:65–71. Ketchum LD. Hypertrophic scars and keloids. Clin Plast Surg 1977;4:301–10. Ketchum LD, Cohen IK, Masters FW. Hypertrophic scars and keloids: a collective review. Plast Reconstr Surg 1974;53:140–54. Sahl WJ Jr, Clever H. Cutaneous…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Livedo vasculitis

…of small-vessel vasculitis that affects the lower part of legs particularly and tends to induce ulcers that heal with white scars (atrophic blanche). When findings histopathologic of livedo vasculitis are expressed fully, the diagnosis is obvious….

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…oplasia, the diagnosis, by convention, is keloid. No such bundles of collagen are found in a hypertrophic scar. Hypertrophic scars usually are linear lesions that follow trauma such as those of a surgical incision and an accidental laceration. The…