Search Results for: orf

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Erythema Multiforme: Key Points

Key Points Erythema multiforme (EM) is a clinical syndrome marked by either target lesions and/or mucosal erosions. It may be idiopathic or seen in association with infections or medications. EM has been reported in association with herpes simplex…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Farmyard pox

…1;ecthyma contagieux du mouton [These]. Paris: University of Paris, 1929. Johannessen JV, Krogh HK, Solberg I, et al.. Human orf. J Cutan Pathol 1975;2:265-83. Leavell UW Jr, McNamara MJ, Muelling R, et al. Orf. Report of 19 human cases with…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Algorithms Predicated on “Nonspecific” Findings

…nnel in the stratum corneum = Scabies + Intracytoplasmic amphophilic inclusions = Farmer”s pox (Milker”s nodules/orf) + Individual necrotic keratocytes, lymphocytes, and vacuolar alteration along the dermoepidermal interface, and often…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Images

…c ovoid bodies in the cytoplasm of infundibular keratocytes = Milker’s nodule Changes identical with these are seen in orf. The amphophilic bodies in the cytoplasm of keratocytes of farmyard pox resemble closely those of molluscum contagiosum…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Introduction

…s allergic contact dermatitis and pityriasis rosea; ballooning dermatitides, such as farmyard pox (milker’s nodule and orf) and fixed drug eruption; and psoriasiform dermatitides, such as psoriasis and pityriasis rubra pilaris. Figure 1.1…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Toxic Erythema?

…he situation for many other viral diseases of the skin, such as verruca vulgaris, molluscum contagiosum, farmer’s pox (orf and milker’s nodule), and infections by herpesvirus. In each of those diseases a diagnosis with specificity, to…

Murphy MJ (ed). Molecular Diagnostics in Dermatology and Dermatopathology. New York: Springer Science + Business Media (Humana Press), 2011

Murphy MJ (ed). Molecular Diagnostics in Dermatology and Dermatopathology. New York: Springer Science + Business Media (Humana Press), 2011

…, are hardly mentioned at all and, consequently, are not listed in the index. Neither are other infectious diseases, such as orf, bartonellosis, and leprosy. Parenthetically, fungal infections are covered in a separate chapter that is substantially…