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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Oral Hairy Leukoplakia: Key Points

…psy reveals characteristic histopathologic features including epithelial hyperkeratosis with papillomatosis, acanthosis, and ballooning degeneration within the epidermis. Viral changes can also be noted and also detected by immunohistochemistry or…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Herpes Simplex, Zoster, and Varicella

Conditions caused by infection with different strains of herpesvirus and typified when fully developed by tense vesicles, herpes simplex consisting of grouped vesicles on an erythematous base, zoster being made up of vesicles, sometimes hemorrhagic…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Phototoxic Dermatitis

An inflammatory process that represents the combined effects of a toxic substance applied topically or administered systemically in combination with the effects of ultraviolet light, the result being a caricature of sunburn. The lesions consist of…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Fixed Drug Eruption

Circular orange-red-blue macule(s) or patch(es) that often becomes a papule(s) or plaque(s) and vesiculates, healing with hyperpigmentation, and that occurs repeatedly at the very same cutaneous and/or mucous membrane site(s), especially the…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Fixed drug eruption

…the dermoepidermal junction; if extensive, eventuates in subepidermal clefts and subepidermal vesicles Marked spongiosis and ballooning; if ballooning extensive sufficiently, reticular alteration and intraepidermal vesicles ensue Intraepidermal and…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Applicable Terms

…, but also of noninfectious diseases such as erythema multiforme, fixed drug eruption, and Mucha-Habermann disease. The term ballooning, if unmodified, is enigmatic because ballooning refers also to the appearance of swollen cytoplasm in types of…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Farmyard pox

…farmyard pox, papules are characterized by a superficial perivascular infiltrate of lymphocytes and by slight spongiosis and ballooning of spinous keratocytes. As lesions evolve to resemble a target, spongiosis and ballooning become more prominent,…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…2.3A: Vesicular dermatitis, intraepidermal and subepidermal, lymphocytes predominant + 10.32.3B: Lymphocytes only, extensive ballooning, and individual necrotic keratocytes = Erythema multiforme The subepidermal blister came into being as a result…

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