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Dermatopathology for the Surgical Pathologist: A Pattern-based Approach to the Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Disorders (Part II)

Brinster, Nooshin K. MD

Advances in Anatomic Pathology:
doi: 10.1097/PAP.0b013e31818b1ac6
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Abstract

The accurate diagnosis of inflammatory conditions in dermatopathology requires integrating the histopathologic findings with the clinical features. This second part of a 2-part review of inflammatory cutaneous conditions presents a pattern-based approach to the diagnosis of dermatologic disorders and reviews the salient clinical and histologic features.

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Departments of Pathology and Dermatology, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, VA

Reprints: Nooshin K. Brinster, MD, Departments of Pathology and Dermatology, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, PO Box 980662, Richmond, VA 23298-0662 (e-mail: nbrinster@mcvh-vcu.edu).

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