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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Photosensitivity Dermatoses: Overview

…weating. Therapy of acute photoallergic dermatitis is the same as for acute contact dermatitis, as follows. Prescribe soaks (Burrow solution, 1:10) to be applied 3 times daily for 15–20 minutes to areas of vesiculation, crusting, oozing, and/or…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Arthropod assaults

…e cornified layer of nodular scabies. The burrow of scabies is situated in the stratum corneum, and blisters associated with burrows develop secondary to formidable spongiosis in the spinous layer. No burrows are found in nodular scabies. Insect…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Applicable Terms

…idermis, fashioned by a parasite (Fig. 3.8). The female mite of Sarcoptes scabiei deposits her eggs and dumps her feces in a burrow fashioned by her in the stratum corneum and from which site she dines on fluid sucked from the viable epidermis. The…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Images

…hich are expected in a lesion of scabies. 10.5.14A: Perivascular and interstitial dermatitis + 10.5.14B: A mite and ova in a burrow in the cornified layer = Scabies The infiltrate consists of lymphocytes and countless eosinophils, a finding common…

Pre-emptive diagnosis of a case of scabies by dermatopathology

Pre-emptive diagnosis of a case of scabies by dermatopathology

…male mites by direct skin contact [1]. A typical infestation involves a stable population of 15-20 adult female mites, which burrow in the stratum corneum where they deposit eggs and faeces [2]. The clinical symptoms of an intensely itchy eruption…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Algorithms Predicated on “Nonspecific” Findings

…in a mostly perivascular arrangement = Livedo vasculitis + Mite, her progeny, or her detritus, alone or in combination, in a burrow within the cornified layer = Scabies + A single larva above the epidermal basal layer = Creeping eruption + Cercaria…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…iei v hominus. The stereotypical lesion clinical of a papule of that condition, when it presents itself concentionally, is a burrow bounded often by a tiny intraepidermal vesicle at its far end, the site to which the female mite has advanced in the…