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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

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…dentical 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 ballooned keratocytes in a front a…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Bibliography

…s St Johns Hosp Dermatol Soc 1973;59:244–50. Bibliography for pellagra Casál DG. Historia natural, y medica de el principado de Asturias obra posthuma, que escribió el Doct. D. Gaspar Casál, 1762. Frapolli F. Animadversiones in Morbum vulgo Pelagram…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Algorithms Predicated on “Nonspecific” Findings

…usts, often containing neutrophils, and variable acanthosis = Pellagra/Necrolytic migratory erythema/Acrodermatitis enteropathica, etc. + Parakeratosis containing neutrophils, mitotic figures above the basal layer, and dilated tortuous capillaries in…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Necrolytic migratory erythema

…ntial diagnosis histopathologic Acrodermatitis enteropathica, pellagra, Hartnup’s disease, kwashiorkor, and maple syrup disease have identical findings histopathologic. Laboratory confirmation Elevated levels of glucagon in the serum, hyperglyc…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Identification of Basic Patterns: Skin: Perivascular Dermatitis

…acrodermatitis enteropathica, necrolytic migratory erythema, pellagra, Hartnup’s disease, kwashiorkor, and maple syrup disease. In the course of but a few days, pallor in the upper part of the viable epidermis (Fig. 5.136 A&B) increases dr…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Acrodermatitis enteropathica

…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 syphilis, the denominator in co…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Advantages of the Algorithmic Method

…sclerosis, toxic oil syndrome) Deficiency diseases (including pellagra, acrodermatitis enteropathica, necrolytic migratory erythema, Hartnup’s disease, kwashiorkor, and maple syrup disease) Diseases marked by collections of neutrophils in derma…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Syphilis

…d the granular layer is a clue to deficiency diseases such as pellagra, acrodermatitis enteropathica, and necrolytic migratory erythema, and to evolving lesions of psoriasis, Mucha-Habermann disease, and secondary syphilis. A psoriasiform lichenoid p…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Identification of Basic Patterns: Skin: Pustular Dermatitis

…in deficiency diseases, such as acrodermatitis enteropathica, pellagra, necrolytic migratory erythema, Hartnup’s disease, kwashiorkor, and maple syrup disease. Neutrophils are capable of inducing more than simply pallor of the epidermis; the ef…