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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Erythema Nodosum

…that usually affect the anterior aspect of the legs and, less often, the arms, and induced by processes, in an organ other than the skin, as dissimilar as sarcoidosis, Crohn’s disease, and histoplasmosis….

Multiple confluent reddish nodules

Multiple confluent reddish nodules

…lar parasite and is found in the skin as numerous tiny (2-4 μm) yeasts inside hystiocytes (Figure 7A, B) [11]. Figure 7A, B. Histoplasmosis. Numerous small yeasts inside the cytoplasm of hystiocytes. H&E, 400 and 1000x. [Copyright: ©2013 Jeunon…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…leate histiocytes. 10.17.3A: Nodular dermatitis, granulomatous + 10.17.3B: Numerous yeasts in the cytoplasm of macrophages = Histoplasmosis Round bodies surrounded by a space are typical of spores of Histoplasma capsulatum. 10.17.4A: Diffuse…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Atypical mycobacterial infections

…n’s disease. Arch Pathol 1931;12:253-74. Cohen PR, Bank DE, Silvers DN, Grossman ME. Cutaneous lesions of disseminated histoplasmosis in human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients. J Am Acad Dermatol 1990;23:422-28. Edwards FGB. Disease…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Deep fungal infections

…develops at the site of inoculation, and in days or weeks, multiple subcutaneous abscesses develop along lymphatic channels. Histoplasmosis, caused by Histoplasma capsulatum, occurs commonly in persons who are immunocompromised, the lung being the…