Search Results for: infundibuloapocrine-sebaceous-follicular unit

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Follicular Occlusion Triad?

…s. “The pathophysiological development [of acne conglobata] is similar to that of hidradenitis suppurativa except that follicular occlusion causes rupture of sebaceous glands, whereas hidradenitis affects the apocrine glands.” Chicarilli…

Linear sebaceous hyperplasia on the chest

Linear sebaceous hyperplasia on the chest

…e conversion. Note the multi-lobulated clods with central openings. (D) Hematoxylin and eosin staining of biopsied lesion of sebaceous gland hyperplasia: Note the multiple, mature sebaceous lobules attached to the central dilated duct in the upper…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Lymphocytoma cutis with lymphoid follicles vs. Follicular-cell lymphoma

Loss of hair attributable either to the effects of inflammatory cells on follicles or to physiological or mechanical factors in which inflammatory cells play no role. Although the scalp is the site most often affected, any region of the skin that…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Acne Vulgaris

A disease of infundibulosebaceous units, especially infundibula, that may manifest itself solely as noninflammatory lesions, i.e., comedones and intact cysts, or as inflammatory lesions, i.e., papules, nodules, and pustules. The process may resolve…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Lichen Planus

…violaceous papules that have a polygonal outline and flat top, and that tends to favor flexural surfaces of skin and the buccal mucosa of the oral cavity. It sometimes affects follicles and nail units as well….

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Basal Cell Carcinoma

A malignant neoplasm made up of abnormal germinative cells analogous to those that compose the folliculosebaceous-apocrine germ in an embryo and that usually manifests clinically as a papule or nodule which may become ulcerated. On the basis of…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases


…ry disease caused by the yeast Candida albicans and manifested clinically as erythematous papules and pustules that may become confluent to form plaques in the case of the former and erosions in the case of the latter. The nail unit may be affected…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Embryologic Development

…ss at the base of the future surface epidermis. Germinative cells proliferate to become the infundibular epidermis, apocrine unit, sebaceous unit, and hair follicle. The bulge of the follicle situated beneath the future sebaceous gland represents…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Hair Follicles

…e germinative cells in an embryo giving rise to an entire follicle (as well as to infundibular epidermis and to apocrine and sebaceous units) and, in postnatal life, to the inferior segment of follicles as those structures develop in anagen anew….