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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 i…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Farmyard pox

…for age, but more common among men who are herders of sheep (orf) and cows (milker’s nodule), and in veterinarians Distribution of lesions Fingers especially Configuration of lesions Annular sometimes Individual lesions Papules, nodules Course…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Algorithms Predicated on “Nonspecific” Findings

…y-like inclusions = Farmer”s pox (Milker”s nodule/orf) + A few neutrophils sprinkled in the epidermis and a sparse perivascular infiltrate of lymphocytes mostly = Irritant contact dermatitis + Individual necrotic keratocytes and a sparse…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Images

…ilker’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 (“molluscum bodies”), a disease caused also by a pox…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Introduction

…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 Papillary and periadnexal dermis, together, are called the adventiti…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Toxic Erythema?

…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 wit, one that is meaningful immediately to a clinician, can be iss…