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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Atypical mycobacterial infections

…. Hamner RW, Baum EW, Pritchett PS. Coccidioidal meningitis diagnosed by skin biopsy. Cutis 1982;29:603-4, 606, 610. Hay RJ. Blastomycosis: What’s new? J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 2000;14:249-50. MacCallum P, Tolhurst JC, Buckle C, Wimmons…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…ht. 10.17.16A: Diffuse dermatitis, granulomatous + 10.17.16B: Innumerable large, round, thick-walled yeasts = North American blastomycosis At an earlier stage, the infiltrate was suppurative, and at a later time it will be joined by fibrosis….

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…oidosis, and for vegetations that represent suppurative granulomas of infectious cause, as is witnessed in chromomycosis and blastomycosis. HYPERGRANULOSIS [Gk. hyper (over) + L. granulum (small grain) + Gk. –osis (condition)]: Increased…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Deep fungal infections

…ncluding warty, vegetating, ulcerated, and, in time, scars Variations clinical Depend on the causative agent: North American blastomycosis, caused by Blastomyces dermatitidis, presents itself either as a primary cutaneous disease similar to…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Leishmaniasis

…n, and liver. Differential diagnosis clinical Acute cutaneous leishmaniasis Deep fungal infections, e.g., sporotrichosis and blastomycosis, tuberculosis cutis, and infection by atypical mycobacteria may be indistinguishable Chronic cutaneous…