Lumír Pock

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We examined seven patients with lichen planus pigmentosus (LPP) clinically and microscopically. Clinically, all patients had a striking predominance of lesions in an intertriginous location, with most of them in the axillae. Microscopically, two biopsies were of significance. Except for the regressive lichen planus, which is usual in LPP, the active(More)
Keratinisation disorders with distinctive histopathological patterns are few in number. We describe two men with unusual dermatosis, characterised by a distinctive pattern of focal dyskeratosis. Both men suffered from generalised dermatosis formed by verrucous red-brown plaques. Repeated skin biopsies showed the same histopathological pattern with foci of(More)
A 67-year-old man presented with grouped red papules with a smooth surface coalescing to relatively well-demarcated plaques on his left thigh, in the axillae and on the lateral parts of the trunk. The plaques were growing slowly, and the older ones had a frilled surface. A skin biopsy showed a zone of disappearance of the elastic fibres with a rim of giant(More)
BACKGROUND Pigmented actinic keratosis (PAK) resembles lentigo maligna (LM) clinically and histopathologically in some cases. OBJECTIVES To describe the dermatoscopical characteristics of this uncommon variant of actinic keratosis and evaluate whether these characteristics show common features with LM. OBSERVATIONS We had the opportunity to examine a(More)
A 45-year-old woman had symmetrical livid plaques with yellowish hyperkeratoses for 5 years, which progressed on to the fingers and toes and on the soles of the feet. Two years later creamy, whitish areas and maceration appeared on the buccal mucosa and the lips. A skin biopsy revealed massive collagen hyaline degeneration in the perivascular area,(More)
A patient presented with a 4-month history of slowly progressive pruritic papules on her trunk and extremities. Biopsies from 2 of these lesions revealed molluscum contagiosum. One of the biopsies also showed several small foci of granular parakeratosis. Based on the clinical features and course of this patient, the granular parakeratosis seems to be an(More)
A 43-year-old patient presented with a 4-month history of intermittently occurring symmetrical and slightly scaling erythematous plaques in his zygomatic regions. Because of polymyositis in the patient's history, the skin lesions were thought to be a manifestation of dermatomyositis. The skin biopsy revealed a sparse superficial perivascular infiltrate of(More)
BACKGROUND Crystal storing histiocytosis (CSH) imitating rhabdomyoma is a very rare disease entity involving different tissues. The skin is involved in extremely rare cases. OBJECTIVES To describe the clinical and histopathological characteristics in a patient with unusually extensive skin involvement. OBSERVATIONS A 62-year-old woman presented with a(More)