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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Erythema Nodosum

…s, or tumors (or combinations thereof) 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….

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Multiple confluent reddish nodules

…d deep mycoses such as paracoccidiodomycosis, sporotrichosis, histoplasmosis and chromomycosis display a common pattern of tissue reaction characterized by suppurative granulomas in the dermis and pseudocarcinomatous hyperplasia of the epidermis. Eve…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases


…+ 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 infiltration by cells + 10.17.4B: Yeasts, each of which is surrounded b…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Atypical mycobacterial infections

…E, 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 caused by atypical (opportunist) mycobacteria: a whole population…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Deep fungal infections

…iple subcutaneous abscesses develop along lymphatic channels. Histoplasmosis, caused by Histoplasma capsulatum, occurs commonly in persons who are immunocompromised, the lung being the organ affected most often. Ulcerated nodules are the commonest ex…