Dermpath Diagnosis

Dermpath Diagnosis

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...

Dermpath Diagnosis

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...

Dermpath Diagnosis

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...

Dermpath Diagnosis

Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis

Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH), previously known as histiocytosis X, is an abnormal clonal proliferation of Langerhans cells that is...

Dermpath Diagnosis

Circumscribed Acral Hypokeratosis

Circumscribed acral hypokeratosis (CAH) is an idiopathic condition that clinically presents as a solitary, round, depressed plaque with a slightly...

Dermpath Diagnosis

Trichofolliculoma

Trichofolliculoma is a benign hamartoma of the pilosebaceous unit. The classic clinical presentation is a single flesh-colored nodule or papule...

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