Dermpath Diagnosis

Dermpath Diagnosis

Wells Syndrome

Wells syndrome, also known as eosinophilic cellulitis, was first described in 1971. Patients develop pruritic or painful urticarial and...

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Lichen Nitidus

Lichen nitidus clinically presents as multiple shiny, pinhead-sized, flesh-colored, dome-shaped papules typically involving the genitalia, upper...

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Superficial Plantar Fibromatosis

Plantar fibromatosis typically presents as firm plaques or nodules on the plantar surface of the foot. The process is caused by a proliferation of...

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Palisaded Encapsulated Neuroma

Neuromas are nerve sheath tumors in which Schwann cells and axons are present in roughly equal amounts. There are 2 major subtypes: traumatic...

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Clear Cell Acanthoma

Clear cell acanthoma (CCA) was first described by Degos et al in 1962. Also known as Degos acanthoma or pale cell acanthoma, CCA is an uncommon...

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Lichen Planopilaris

Lichen planopilaris (LPP) is a chronic, progressive, scarring alopecia that clinically presents as patchy or diffuse hair loss. The crown and...

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Verruciform Xanthoma

Verruciform xanthomas typically present as asymptomatic, flat, solitary papules or plaques on the oral mucosa but also can occur on the genital...

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Myrmecia

Myrmecia, named after the bulldog ant because of its clinical resemblance to an ant hill, is a plantar wart caused by human papillomavirus 1...

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Eruptive Xanthoma

Eruptive xanthomas arise in the setting of elevated levels of chylomicrons, often occurring in cases of uncontrolled diabetes mellitus, alcohol...

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Kaposi Sarcoma

Kaposi sarcoma is a virally induced, low-grade angiosarcoma. It was initially described in 1872 and subsequently categorized into 4...

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