Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Lupus erythematosus

…nds to be crusted, but rarely is frankly vesicular or bullous. Hydroa aestivale favors the face, rather than the upper part of the trunk. Findings histopathologic Classic discoid lupus erythematosus Very early Neutrophils around venules of the supe…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Dermatitis herpetiformis

Dermatitis herpetiformis Synonyms During-Brocq disease Duhring’s disease Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Begins usually in young adults, but may appear for the first time in children or in middle-aged persons; no predilection for eith…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Porphyria cutanea tarda

Porphyria cutanea tarda Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Young and middle-aged adults of both sexes, but mainly women taking estrogens or who are alcoholic Distribution of lesions Blisters on dorsa of hands and feet, pigmentary alterations and…