Search Results for: spongiosis

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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Bullous Pemphigoid: Key Points

…al finding of urticarial plaques and tense bullae, supplemented by histologic features. Skin biopsy will reveal eosinophilic spongiosis, or edema between the keratinocytes. The eosinophils may be found in the epidermis itself, between keratinocytes,…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…8B: Lymphocytes disposed as solitary units in the basal layer of the epidermis and in the spinous zone in company with scant spongiosis = Mycosis fungoides, patch The combination of many lymphocytes in the epidermis in company with scant spongiosis

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Algorithms Predicated on “Nonspecific” Findings

…ophagocytosis = Mycosis fungoides (granulomatous slack skin)     Lymphocytes Pepper an Epidermis Devoid Largely of Spongiosis Scatter of lymphocytes in an epidermis in which spongiosis is scant. Click image to enlarge. + Hyphae in the…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Mycosis fungoides

…e nuclei are small and monomorphous, a few lymphocytes being present in the epidermis, but accompanied there by little or no spongiosis. That some spongiosis, however scant, must have been present in the epidermis may be inferred from the presence…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Infundibulofolliculitis, disseminate and recurrent

…in addition to a sparse superficial perivascular infiltrate of lymphocytes, those cells being responsible for mediating the spongiosis. The finding of spongiosis in infundibula is not, in itself, specific. Spongiosis in infundibula may be seen in…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…dermoepidermal junction in company with an occasional necrotic keratocyte and in the spinous zone in association with scant spongiosis, as well as ortho- and parakeratosis = Mucha-Habermann disease, chronic The variant of Mucha-Habermann disease…

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