Dermatopathology Publications
Curtis Thompson, MD


Imaging of a Compound Follicle with a Peripilar Cast in Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia

A Clinico-Pathological Description of COVID-19-Induced Chilblains (COVID toes) Correlated with Published Literature Review

Epidermal Thickness is Useful in Distinguishing Lichen Planopilaris from Neutrophil-Poor/Lymphocyte-Predominant Folliculitis Decalvans

Alopecia Areata-Like Pattern: A New Unifying Concept


Variability in the Histopathological Diagnosis of Non-Melanocytic Lesions Excised to Exclude Melanoma

Occipital Fibrosing Alopecia

Cutaneous Lymphocytic Thrombophilic (Macular) Arteritis

Yellow Dots in Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia

Erythematous Papules Involving the Eyebrows in a Patient with a History of Rosacea and Hair Loss

Alopecia Areata-Like Pattern: A New Unifying Concept

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Infection-Induced Chilblains: A Case Report with Histopathologic Findings

Clinicopathologic and Immunophenotypic Characterization of Lichen Planopilaris and Central Centrifugal Cicatricial Alopecia: A Comparative Study of 51 Cases


Immunohistochemical Characterization of Benign Activation of Junctional Melanocytes and Melanoma In-Situ of the Nail Unit

A Method for More Precise Sampling of the Scalp and Eyebrows in Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia

Identification of Titanium Dioxide on the Hair Shaft of Patients with and without Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia: A Pilot Study of 20 Patients


A Case Illustrating Successful Eradication of Recurrent, Aggressive Basal Cell Carcinoma Located in a Scar with Vismodegib

Longitudinal Melanonychia Biopsy: What Not to Do

The Depth of Follicular Extension in Actinic Keratosis Correlates with the Depth of Invasion in Squamous Cell Carcinoma: Implication for Clinical Treatment


Lack of Specificity of Cytokeratin-15 Loss in Scarring Alopecias

Mohs Micrographic Surgery as a Digit-Sparing Treatment for Aggressive Digital Papillary Adenocarcinoma

Primary Scalp Alopecia: New Histopathological Tools, New Concepts and a Practical Guide to Diagnosis


Loss of Cytokeratin-15 (CD15) Expression is Not Specific for Lichen Planopilaris (LPP)

Clusters of CD123+ Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cells Help Distinguish Lupus Alopecia from Lichen Planopilaris

Subungual Debris Cytopathology Increases Sensitivity of Fungus Detection in Onychomycosis

Distinguishing Diffuse Alopecia Areata from Pattern Hair Loss Using CD3+ T-cells

Pseudoangiomatous Xanthelasmoid Mastocytosis: Two Case Reports Demonstrating the Hypervascularity of This Rare Variant of Cutaneous Mastocytosis


Macular Arteritis Associated with Concurrent HIV and Hepatitis B Infections: A Case Report and Evidence for a Disease Spectrum Association with Cutaneous Polyarteritis Nodosa

How to Submit a Nail Specimen


Absence of Catagen/Telogen Phase and Loss of Cytokeratin 15 Expression in Hair Follicles in Lichen Planopilaris (LPP)

A Slowly Enlarging Mass on the Finger


Refractory Trichophyton Rubrum Infection in Lamellar Ichthyosis

Erysipelas-Like Erythema of Familial Mediterranean Fever Syndrome: A Case Report with Emphasis on Histopathologic Diagnostic Clues


Melanocytes: A Possible Autoimmune Target in Alopecia Areata


Nucleic Acid In-Situ Hybridization Detection of Infectious Agents


The Histopathology of Cutaneous Lesions of Kikuchi’s Disease (Necrotizing Lymphadenitis): A Report of 5 Cases

Cutaneous Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia in Transformation


Efficient, Interactive and Three-Dimensional Segmentation of Cell Nuclei in Thick Tissue Sections


Interactive Algorithms for Rapid Enumeration of Hybridization Signals in Individual, Whole Cell Nuclei Inside Intact Tissue Specimens


Comparative Genomic Hybridization (CGH) in the Detection of DNA Copy Number Abnormalities in Uveal Melanoma

Thick-Section Fluorescence In-Situ Hybridization (FISH) on Formalin-Fixed, Paraffin-Embedded Archival Tissue Provides a Histogenetic Profile

Interphase Cytogenetics of Melanocytic Neoplasms: Numerical Aberrations of Chromosomes Can Be Detected in Interphase Nuclei Using Centromeric DNA Probes


Quantitation of Total DNA Per Cell in an Exponentially Growing Population Using the Diphenylamine Reaction and Flow Cytometry