Search Results for: panniculitis

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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Factitious Dermatitis

Dermatitis (and/or panniculitis) induced artificially and deliberately by a patient and characterized clinically by findings unlike those of any “authentic” disease, for example, by lesions that have sharply angulated margins, lesions th…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Lymphomas (Other Than Mycosis Fungoides and Lymphomatoid Papulosis)

…e. Included among them are anaplastic large-cell lymphoma and panniculitis-like T-cell lymphoma. Anaplastic large-cell lymphoma of T-cell type usually occurs as a solitary, rapidly growing tumor. Most of the neoplastic lymphocytes express the CD30 an…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Erythema Nodosum: Overview

Overview Erythema nodosum is a reactive inflammatory septal panniculitis produced by multiple agents and underlying conditions. The most important consideration in the management of erythema nodosum is to determine and treat the cause. In children,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Erysipelas/Cellulitis: Treatment

…sibilities (e.g., an unusual organism, necrotizing fasciitis, panniculitis, pyomyositis, or superficial thrombophlebitis or deep vein thrombosis). Infections commonly recur when the full course of therapy has not been completed. When to consult a der…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Erysipelas/Cellulitis: Initial Evaluation

Initial Evaluation Erysipelas Cellulitis Differential diagnosis Deep vein thrombosis Venous stasis dermatitis Staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome Leukocytoclastic vasculitis Panniculitis Contact dermatitis…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Lupus Erythematosus

…ers (bullous lupus erythematosus). Lupus dermatitis and lupus panniculitis may be considered to be analogues of lupus nephritis, lupus arthritis, lupus carditis, lupus serositis, and lupus encephalitis, all of which are manifestations of a systemic d…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Pernio

An inflammatory process that involves the acra, in particular fingers and toes, and sometimes the thighs with bluish red papules and nodules, which invariably is induced by cold. Chilblain is a synonym for pernio, which usually represents lupus eryt…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Subcutaneous Fat: Panniculitis

Panniculitis (Fig. 5.385 A-C) Figure 5.385 Patterns of panniculitis. A. Septal mostly. B. Lobular mostly. C. Septal and lobular “equally.” At scanning magnification, the normal subcutaneous fat is seen to be segregated by struts of fibro…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Cytophagic Panniculitis?

…ase were found to be a chronic, recurrent form of histiocytic panniculitis characterized by histiocytic engulfment of red and white blood cells—cytophagocytosis. The disease was manifested by recurrent fever, subcutaneous nodules, pancytopenia,…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Poststeroid panniculitis

Poststeroid panniculitis Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Children of both sexes, in contrast to newborns in subcutaneous fat necrosis. Distribution of lesions Cheeks, arms, and trunk Arrangement of lesions Scattered Individual lesions Plaques…

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