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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Gas gangrene

…and hemorrhagic bullae through which bubbles of gas percolate, i.e., the “sparkling burgundy sign,” specific for gas gangrene Correlation clinicopathologic Large tense blisters are hemorrhagic because they are subepidermal and contain…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Gas gangrene

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Spider Bites: Key Points

…phingomyelinase D, hyaluronidase, lipase, esterase, alkaline phosphatase, 5’-nucleotide phosphohydrolase Marked necrosis and gangrene Wolf spider (Lycosidae) Histamine Hobo spider (such as Tegeneria agrestis) Funnel web spider Unknown Herringbone…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Lupus Erythematosus

Lupus erythematosus (LE) is a multisystem autoimmune connective tissue disease that can have protean effects on the skin. In some patients only the skin is involved, while in others, life-threatening internal complications can arise, ranging from…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Algorithms Predicated on “Nonspecific” Findings

…in the blister, holes (gas bubbles) in the dermis and subcutis, and many Gram-positive bacilli in the subcutis especially = Gas gangrene + Rim of homogenous eosinophilic material around small vessels in the upper part of the dermis and abundant…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases


…0.1B: Numerous bacilli in the skin and subcutis, including skeletal muscle + 10.40.1C + 10.40.1D + 10.40.1E + 10.40.1F = Gas gangrene Clostridium perfringens, the causative organism of this process, sometimes creates serum-filled spaces that house…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Lupus erythematosus

…nus, and pustular psoriasis, which is speeding up tremendously of a macule of guttate psoriasis. Degos’ disease, acral gangrene, i.e., of fingers and toes, and deep ulcers near internal malleoli are associated with thrombi in vessels situated…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Follicular Degeneration Syndrome?

…from the scalp and liberally greased with petrolatum. The iron comb is then heated by placing it in the flame of the kitchen gas range. While not heated to redness, a guideline to excessive heating is supposedly afforded by touching the iron to a…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Drug eruptions

…gnosis. Cutis 2004;73(1):65-67. Srinivasan AF, Rice L, Bartholomew JR, et al. Warfarin-induced skin necrosis and venous limb gangrene in the setting of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia. Arch Intern Med 2004 12;164(1):66-70. Torres MJ, Corzo JL,…