Dermatopathology videos


Dr Blake O'Brien discusses  identification of BAP-oma, determining whether it is likely to be sporadic or part of an inherited tumour syndrome; and the importance of BAP-oma in identifying risks for other tumours.


Granulomatous Reaction Pattern

Dr Blake O'Brien discusses the 5 types of granulomas - sarcoidal, tuberculoid, necrobiotic, supprative and foreign-body - and what they look like, as well as the main causes of each.


Intraepidermal vesiculobullous diseases

Prof David Weedon gives this presentation on intraepidermal vesiculobullous diseases,  and discusses determining the anatomical level of the split, and the mechanisms responsible to assist in diagnosis.


The Lichenoid reaction pattern

Prof David Weedon  - author of Weedon's Skin Pathology - presents this discussion on the Lichenoid Reaction Pattern, filmed in front of Australian dermatology registrars.


Approach to skin biopsies

Prof David Weedon  gives a brief history of dermatopathology and introduces the approach to skin biopsies. 


The spongiotic tissue reaction

Prof David Weedon  Professor Weedon presents a discussion on the spongiotic tissue reaction and all of its subtypes.


The psoriasiform reaction pattern

Dr Blake O'Brien gives this presentation on the Psoriasiform Reaction Pattern. He discusses the causes of, and differentials for classic psoriasis, as well as many psoriasis sub-types, and Lichen Simplex Chronicus among others.