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.
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.
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.
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 presents a discussion on the spongiotic tissue reaction and all of its subtypes.
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.