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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Cells That Mediate Inflammation (Inflammatory Cells)

…wofold and contradictory, namely, to enhance the inflammatory process and to limit it. Neutrophils act mostly to enhance it. Basophils Basophils originate in the bone marrow as myeloid stem cells and are related to, but are morphologically distinct…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Our Definition of “Inflammation” and “Inflammatory Disease”

…to that lymphomatous process. Third, there is no agreement about which cells truly are inflammatory ones, e.g., mast cells, basophils, Langerhans” cells, dermal dendrocytes, fibrocytes, and platelets. Each of those types of cells contributes…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Introduction

…and “inflammatory disease,” the nature of “inflammatory cells” themselves (neutrophils, eosinophils, basophils, mast cells, platelets, lymphocytes, plasma cells, histiocytes, and fibrocytes), and the matter of where those…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Suggested Readings

…l. Eosinophil infiltration into human skin is antigen-dependent in the late-phase reaction. Br J Dermatol 1996;134:997-1004. Basophils Bischoff SC, Zwahlen R, Stucki M, et al. Basophil histamine release and leukotriene production in response to…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Incontinentia pigmenti

…gmenti: three cases with unusual features. J Am Acad Dermatol 1994;31:852–57. Schmalstieg FC, Jorizzo JL, Tschen J, Subrt P. Basophils in incontinentia pigmenti. J Am Acad Dermatol 1984;10:362–64. Sulzberger MB. Incontinentia pigmenti…