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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Actinomycosis: Overview

…le daily). Subsequent Steps It is important to look for underlying bony involvement, especially in the case of cervicofacial actinomycosis. Eradication of an underlying dental source may enhance healing and prevent relapse. Surgical intervention to…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…ery by hematoxylin and eosin. 10.17.11A: Nodular dermatitis, suppurative + 10.17.11B: Grain in a collection of neutrophils = Actinomycosis A grain of actinomycosis can be differentiated from that of nocardiosis by the filamentous nature of its…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Subcutaneous Fat: Panniculitis

…Fig. 5.409 A-D), to a mixture of cells in which histiocytes predominate in loci, as in infections by bacteria, e.g., that of actinomycosis (Fig. 5.410 A&B), mycobacteria, e.g., that of leprosy in reaction (Fig. 5.411 A-D), and dimorphic fungi,…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Deep fungal infections

…that, when examined by Gram’s method, is typified by granules that consist of myriad bacteria, in contrast to those of actinomycosis that are made up of countless filaments of bacteria that impart an appearance of rays to the periphery of the…