DEPARTMENTS: Language of DermatologyDescribing Findings in DermatopathologyMorrell, Travis J.Author Information Travis J. Morrell, MD, MPH, Department of Dermatology, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA. All authors qualify for authorship according to the ICJME criteria (www.icjme.org). The author declares no conflict of interest. Correspondence concerning this article should be addressed to Travis J. Morrell, MD, MPH, Department of Dermatology, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA 92354. E-mail: [email protected] Journal of the Dermatology Nurses’ Association: September/October 2015 - Volume 7 - Issue 5 - p 297-298 doi: 10.1097/JDN.0000000000000161 Buy Metrics Abstract Dermatopathology is the practice of assessing cutaneous disease via microscopic examination of tissue samples. A clinician’s understanding of pathologic findings can assist in working with a dermatopathologist to refine a diagnosis and ultimately determine the best course of treatment. This column defines many of the most common and useful terms in the practice of dermatopathology. Copyright © 2015 by the Dermatology Nurses' Association.