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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Errors and Reasons

…ermis as solitary units and/or in so-called Pautrier’s microabscesses are requisite for diagnosis histopathologic of a patch or plaque of mycosis fungoides. Reason: As a rule, lymphocytes in patches and in subtly elevated plaques of mycosis…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…ns for subtle signs of mycosis fungoides can that lymphoma in that setting be identified for what it is. A patient who has a patch or patches of mycosis fungoides confirmed by assessment histopathologic should be assured that the diagnosis is not a…

Melanoma and satellite blue papule

Melanoma and satellite blue papule

…d traumatic pigmentation were also included in the differential diagnosis. Figure 1. Simultaneously observed irregular brown patch (distal third) and blue papule (proximal third) on the dorsal aspect of the right arm. [Copyright: ©2014 Oliveira et…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma?

…;In general, CTCL is a chronic, slowly progressive disease with a long evolution. Three kinds of lesions are characteristic: patches, plaques, and tumours. A patch is a flat skin lesion recognizable by the fact that its colour is different from that…

Clinical Case Studies

Nevus of Ota

INITIAL PRESENTATION A 32-year-old Asian man presented with a long-standing patch of gray-brown discoloration under his left eye. (Figure 1) He noted an increasing prominence of the pigmentation over the preceding 15 years. The patient had a…