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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Nerves

…corpuscles, however, mucocutaneous end organs cannot be visualized in sections prepared conventionally and stained by hematoxylin and eosin. The structures, on exposure to silver stains, are seen to consist of loops of loosely wound, branching…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Ground Substance

Ground substance (extrafibrillar matrix) is finely granular extracellular material that enmeshes fibrillar and cellular components of the body, including those of the dermis, binds water, and provides hydration to the skin. The ground substance of…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Elastic Fibers

…le measure for the lax, bulging skin characteristic of that condition. Hereditary defects of elastic fibers, such as cutis laxa and pseudoxanthoma elasticum, display loose skin that does not return, in normal fashion, to its original shape after…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Eccrine Units

…rk cells that have dense granules. The luminal border displays numerous villi. Myoepithelial cells surround secretory ones. (x7000) (Courtesy of Ken Hashimoto, M.D.) Eccrine glands on the palms, soles, axillae, and forehead, unlike those on the rest…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Atopic Dermatitis?

…both sides of the Atlantic as follows: prurigo simplex acuta (strophulus, lichen urticatus, papular urticaria) prurigo simplex subacuta (excoriations, including neurotic excoriations and picker’s nodule) prurigo simplex chronica (prurigo…

On the nature of thought processes and their relationship to the accumulation of knowledge, Part XVI-The process of making a diagnosis

On the nature of thought processes and their relationship to the accumulation of knowledge, Part XVI-The process of making a diagnosis

…or against a diagnostic possibility. More about context later. Another type of uncertainty is that which arises in the context of experience (or lack thereof) and is the result of making decisions based on “explicit” or…

Rongioletti F, Smoller BR (eds). Clinical and Pathological Aspects of Skin Diseases in Endocrine, Metabolic, Nutritional and Deposition Disease. New York: Springer; 2010

Rongioletti F, Smoller BR (eds). Clinical and Pathological Aspects of Skin Diseases in Endocrine, Metabolic, Nutritional and Deposition Disease. New York: Springer; 2010

…221; In this context, what should we expect from it? Certainly an atlas should be complete and well-illustrated, whereas a text (or textbook) should be clearly and logically written. If it meets those requirements, it has a chance of being…