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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Pellagra

…om the gastrointestinal tract. Because tryptophan is a precursor of niacin, these patients develop a pellagra-like eruption. Kwashiorkor is a disorder of malnutrition that results from inadequate intake of dietary protein. Comment Ballooning of…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…igratory erythema Findings identical with these are seen in acrodermatitis enteropathica, pellagra, Hartnup’s disease, kwashiorkor, and maple syrup disease. 10.18.2A: Perivascular dermatitis with acanthosis + 10.18.2B: Pallor of somewhat…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Necrolytic migratory erythema

…times, neutrophils. Differential diagnosis histopathologic Acrodermatitis enteropathica, pellagra, Hartnup’s disease, kwashiorkor, and maple syrup disease have identical findings histopathologic. Laboratory confirmation Elevated levels of…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Bibliography

…rmatoses: Etiology, differential diagnosis, dermatopathology, and treatment. Semin Dermatol 1991;10:282–92. Bibliography for kwashiorkor Alam M, Grossman ME, Longley BJ, Schneiderman PI. Kwashiorkor in patients with AIDS. Cutis 2001;67(4):321-4,…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Acrodermatitis enteropathica

…e spinous layer is a clue to acrodermatitis enteropathica, necrolytic migratory erythema, pellagra, Hartnup’s disease, kwashiorkor, and maple syrup disease, as well as to evolving lesions of psoriasis, Mucha-Habermann disease, and secondary…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Advantages of the Algorithmic Method

…ficiency diseases (including pellagra, acrodermatitis enteropathica, necrolytic migratory erythema, Hartnup’s disease, kwashiorkor, and maple syrup disease) Diseases marked by collections of neutrophils in dermal papillae (including dermatitis…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Sweet’s syndrome

…h as the deficiency diseases acrodermatitis enteropathica, necrolytic migratory erythema, pellagra, Hartnup’s disease, kwashiorkor, and maple syrup disease; the findings histopathologic in all of them are the same, but the presentation…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Erythema annulare centrifugum

…sus and dermatomyositis, and the deficiency diseases, acrodermatitis enteropathica, necrolytic migratory erythema, pellagra, kwashiorkor, Hartnup’s disease, and maple syrup disease, to mention but a few examples of diseases that are different…