Appearances in dermatopathology


Histological appearance Histopathology appearance of disease
1Antler Like/Stag Horn AppearanceDowling Degos disease
2Box Shaped/Squared off AppearanceMorphea (localized scleroderma)
3Camel Foot Appearance
Psoriasis
4Cannon Ball AppearanceAngioblastomaAlso seen in pseudo-Kaposi′s sarcoma or angiodermatitis of Mali
5Chicken Wire/Fish Net PatternPemphigus vulgarisseen on direct immunofluorescence study of pemphigus vulgaris
Also seen in -Myxoid liposarcoma
6Church Spire Appearance
“Hyperkeratotic seborrheic keratosis” and “acrokeratosis verruciformis
7Claw Clutching Ball AppearanceLichen nitidus commonly referred to as ball and claw configuration
8Clock Face/Cart Wheel Appearance
Plasma cell has a characteristic cart-wheel appearance
9Coat Sleeve Appearance
Histopathology of primary and secondary lesions of syphilis
10Cribriform Appearance
Trichoepitheliomabenign neoplasm showing mostly follicular germinative differentiationcribriform pattern may also be seen with basal cell carcinoma, glomus tumor and several other benign and malignant neoplasms
11Dilapidated Brick Wall Appearance
Hailey-Hailey diseaseacantholysis with partial coherence of cells between keratinocytes
12Festooned Papillae AppearanceHistopathology of porphyria cutanea tarda
13Flame-Thrower-Like Appearance
Vertical section of telogen hair shaft
14Fried Egg Appearance
Neurofibroma and certain forms of mastocytosis
Histopathology appearance of skin lesions
Histological appearance Histopathology appearance of disease
1Antler Like/Stag Horn AppearanceDowling Degos disease
2Box Shaped/Squared off AppearanceMorphea (localized scleroderma)
3Camel Foot Appearance
Psoriasis
4Cannon Ball AppearanceAngioblastoma
5Chicken Wire/Fish Net PatternPemphigus vulgaris
6Church Spire Appearance
“Hyperkeratotic seborrheic keratosis” and “acrokeratosis verruciformis
7Claw Clutching Ball AppearanceLichen nitidus
8Clock Face/Cart Wheel Appearance
Plasma cell has a characteristic cart-wheel appearance
9Coat Sleeve Appearance
Histopathology of primary and secondary lesions of syphilis
10Cribriform Appearance
Trichoepithelioma
11Dilapidated Brick Wall Appearance
Hailey-Hailey disease
12Festooned Papillae AppearanceHistopathology of porphyria cutanea tarda
13Flame-Thrower-Like Appearance
Vertical section of telogen hair shaft
14Fried Egg Appearance
Neurofibroma and certain forms of mastocytosis
Histopathology appearance of skin lesions

“chicken wire” or “fish net” appearance in pemphigus vulgaris


seen on direct immunofluorescence study of pemphigus vulgaris, where intercellular deposition of IgG and C3 between epidermal cells give a “chicken wire” or “fish net” appearance.


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