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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Bullous Pemphigoid: Key Points

…inophilic spongiosis, or edema between the keratinocytes. The eosinophils may be found in the epidermis itself, between keratinocytes, or lining up at the dermal/epidermal junction. When there is a blister cavity it will be subepidermal, with basal k…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Bullous Pemphigoid: Clinical Case

…corticosteroids Follow-up evaluation The biopsy demonstrates eosinophils at the basement membrane with epidermal spongiosis adjacent to a subepidermal blister filled with eosinophils; this is consistent with bullous pemphigoid The immunofluorescence…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Algorithms Predicated on “Nonspecific” Findings

…ial infiltrate of lymphocytes, plasma cells, neutrophils, and eosinophils = Tick bite reaction + Keratocytes with steel-gray nuclei and “margination” of chromatin or even with no epidermal changes, but edema of the papillary dermis and a…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…scular and interstitial dermatitis + 10.5.1B: Lymphocytes and eosinophils around venules, and neutrophils in the interstitium in conjunction with degeneration of bundles of collagen focally = Response to an arthropod assault  Lysosomal enzymes releas…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Cells That Mediate Inflammation (Inflammatory Cells)

Neutrophils, eosinophils, lymphocytes, plasma cells, and histiocytes are called inflammatory cells because they enter tissue during the process of inflammation. A more exact designation for them is “cells of an inflammatory process”; the…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Arthropod assaults

…response to a “bite” of an insect Lymphocytes and eosinophils around venules, and eosinophils scattered in the interstitium of the reticular dermis; a few neutrophils may be discernible Slight edema of the papillary dermis A discrete focu…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Eosinophilic Cellulitis (Wells’ Syndrome)?

…. Histologically there is oedema and dermal infiltration with eosinophils. The resolving stage of granulomatous dermatitis lasts about six weeks with brawny, slate coloured oedema. Histologically the dermis is infiltrated with eosinophils and histioc…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Herpes gestationis

…) Perivascular and interstitial infiltrate of lymphocytes and eosinophils Eosinophils scattered throughout the upper part of the reticular dermis, in the edematous papillary dermis, and along the dermoepidermal junction Eosinophils often in the epide…

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