Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Pellagra

Pellagra Synonyms Niacin deficiency Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Any age and either sex; more common in developing countries in which malnutrition is prevalent, but may be seen in industrialized countries where factors for malnutrition, e….

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Images

Images 10.18.1A: Perivascular dermatitis, slightly psoriasiform + 10.18.1B: Mixed-cell infiltrate with pallor in the upper part of the viable epidermis in company with scale-crust = Necrolytic migratory erythema Findings identical with th…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Necrolytic migratory erythema

Necrolytic migratory erythema Synonyms Erythema necroticans migrans Glucagonoma syndrome Pseudoglucagonoma syndrome Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Middle-aged or elderly persons of both sexes with increased levels of serum glucagon Distrib…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Bibliography

Bibliography Bibliography for acrodermatitis enteropathica Danbolt N, Closs K. Acrodermatitis enteropathica. Acta Derm Venereol (Stockh) 1943; 23:127. De Raeve L, De Meirleir L, Ramet J, et al. Acrodermatitis enteropathica-like cutaneous lesions in…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Acrodermatitis enteropathica

Acrodermatitis enteropathica Synonyms Zinc deficiency Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Infants of both sexes who suffer from an inherited deficiency of zinc; may occur in adults; characterized in infants by a triad of acral dermatitis, alopeci…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Advantages of the Algorithmic Method

By utilizing an algorithmic method based mostly on analysis of patterns formed by inflammatory cells, of alterations in epidermal and adnexal epithelium, and of the character of the inflammatory cells themselves, order can be brought to a subject ab…

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…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Identification of Basic Patterns: Skin: Pustular Dermatitis

See Fig. 5.307 A&B. Figure 5.307 Pustular dermatitis. A. Infundibular. B. Surface epidermal. Although most pustules in skin are housed in infundibular epidermis (Fig. 5.308 A&B), many are lodged in surface epidermis (Fig. 5.309 A&B)….

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Sweet’s syndrome

Sweet’s syndrome Synonyms Acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Middle-aged persons, more often women than men Distribution of lesions Upper and lower extremities, neck, and face. Sometimes limited to dor…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Erythema annulare centrifugum

Erythema annulare centrifugum Synonyms Erythema perstans Erythema gyratum perstans Erythema figuratum perstans Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Middle-aged or older adults of both sexes; children sometimes Distribution of lesions Any part of t…