Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Identification of Basic Patterns: Skin: Perivascular Dermatitis

See Figs. 5.16 A&B, 5.17 A&B, 5.18 A&B, 5.19 A&B, 5.20 A&B, 5.21 A&B, and 5.22 A&B Figure 5.16 A. Perivascular dermatitis, perivascular only, superficial. B. Perivascular dermatitis, perivascular only, superficial and…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

Papules and plaques of mycosis fungoides and papules of adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma have many findings histopathologic in common, among them being the presence of atypical lymphocytes, epidermotropism of lymphocytes, atypical lymphocytes disposed…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Mycosis fungoides

Mycosis fungoides Synonyms Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma Presentation stereotypical Age and Sex Adults usually, although children may be affected. Males preponderant. Distribution of lesions Often widespread, but sometimes localized to a single patch or…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Granulomatous Mycosis Fungoides?

“Granulomatous mycosis fungoides (GMF) is an unusual histologic variant of mycosis fungoides, a condition that is ordinarily indolent. Granulomatous slack skin (GSS), like GMF, shows epidermotropism, granulomatous inflammation, a clonal T-he…