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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Deep Fungal Infections

Cutaneous and subcutaneous lesions, usually nodules, that have become keratotic, crusted, and ulcerated as a consequence of infection by a variety of deep fungi, i.e., fungi situated in the dermis and subcutis, some of which may be disseminated to o…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…lasma cells, and brown spores in a multinucleate macrophage = Chromomycosis In a fully developed lesion of chromomycosis, such as the one shown, organisms are present in histiocytes, especially multinucleate ones. At an earlier stage, however, organi…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Multiple confluent reddish nodules

…1,3]. The clinical differential diagnosis is broad, including chromomycosis, lepromatous leprosy, anergic cutaneous American leishmaniasis, sporotrichosis, paracoccidioidomycosis, lymphedema (elephantiasis verrucosa nostra), Kaposi’s sarcoma, lymphom…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Phaeohyphomycosis

…dohyphae in abscesses. Differential diagnosis histopathologic Chromomycosis shows characteristic cells (medlar bodies) in tissue. Laboratory confirmation Culture reveals growth of a dematiaceous mold. Cause and mechanism Over 30 different species of…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Atypical mycobacterial infections

…heel of paracoccidioidomycosis, the dark brown oval spores of chromomycosis that have been compared to copper pennies, the groups and chains of round spores connected to one another by short tubes of keloidal blastomycosis (lobomycosis), and the larg…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Deep fungal infections

…mic disease with widespread verrucous and vegetative plaques. Chromomycosis, caused by Fonsecaea pedrosoi, Fonsecaea compacta, Phialophora verrucosa, Rhinocladiella aquaspersa, and Cladosporium carrionii, usually is confined to the skin of one extrem…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Perforating Diseases?

…ichen nitidus      Infectious granuloma (i.e., botryomycosis, chromomycosis)      Perforating Monsel’s granuloma      Perforating stitch granuloma Elimination of Calcified Material      Calcinosis cutis      Osteoma cutis      Calcified tumor o…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Applicable Terms

…uppurative granulomas of infectious cause, as is witnessed in chromomycosis and blastomycosis. HYPERGRANULOSIS [Gk. hyper (over) + L. granulum (small grain) + Gk. –osis (condition)]: Increased thickness of the granular zone of an epidermis, sur…