Indian Journal of Dermatopathology and Diagnostic Dermatology

REVIEW ARTICLE
Year
: 2016  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 42--44

Acquired cutaneous perforating disorders: Clues to diagnosis by silhouette


Asha Kubba, Meenakshi Batrani, Tanvi Pal 
 Delhi Dermatology Group, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Asha Kubba
Delhi Dermatology Group, 10, Aradhana Enclave, Sector 13, RK Puram, New Delhi - 110 066
India

Inflammatory dermatoses are interpreted by pattern recognition. Primary perforating disorders including reactive perforating collagenosis, elastosis perforans serpiginosa, perforating folliculitis, and Kyrle's disease show clinical and histopathological overlap. This article highlights the importance of architectural based analysis by “silhouette” observed under scanning magnification for diagnosis of primary perforating disorders.


How to cite this article:
Kubba A, Batrani M, Pal T. Acquired cutaneous perforating disorders: Clues to diagnosis by silhouette.Indian J Dermatopathol Diagn Dermatol 2016;3:42-44


How to cite this URL:
Kubba A, Batrani M, Pal T. Acquired cutaneous perforating disorders: Clues to diagnosis by silhouette. Indian J Dermatopathol Diagn Dermatol [serial online] 2016 [cited 2021 Dec 7 ];3:42-44
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