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Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Discoid Lupus Erythematosus versus Systemic Lupus Erythematosus? II

…. With systemic LE II. Subacute cutaneous LE A. Papulosquamous B. Annular C. Syndromes commonly exhibiting similar morphology 1. Neonatal LE 2. Complement deficiency syndrome III. Acute cutaneous LE (systemic LE with skin lesions) localized or…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Pattern Analysis in Historical Perspective

…es of the skin; that had been the case for all textbooks of dermatohistopathology since the seminal one by Simon published in 1848. In 1978, there appeared a volume titled Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases: A Method by Pattern…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Xerosis, Asteatosis, Asteatotic Eczema, Eczema Craquelé, and Dry Skin?

…; Ormsby OS, Montgomery H. Diseases of the appendages. In: Diseases of the Skin, 6th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Lea & Febiger, 1943:1203. “Everyone is familiar with patients with dry skin, who are often referred to as having sebostasis. They…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Dermatomyositis

…d with a malignant neoplastic process housed in an internal organ. Dermatomyositis has been affiliated, too, with hereditary deficiency of C2, with thymoma, and with treatment by penicillamine. Comment Some lesions of indisputable dermatomyositis…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Pneumocystis carinii infection

…96-8. Gherman CR, Ward RR, Bassis ML. Pneumocystis carinii otitis and mastoiditis as initial manifestation of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. Am J Med 1988;85:250-2. Ruggli GM, Weber R, Messmer EP, et al. Pneumocystis carinii infection of the…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Anagen Effluvium?

…ecessary to begin with Crounse and his coworkers, who, in an article published in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology in 1960 (Crounse RG, Van Scott EJ, Changes in scalp hair roots as a measure of toxicity, Cancer Chemotherapeutic Drugs…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Atopic Dermatitis?

…y. In: Cotran RS, Kumar V, Collins T, eds. Robbins Pathologic Basis of Disease, 6th ed. Philadelphia: W. B. Saunders Company, 1999: 199. “Atopic dermatitis (atopic eczema) is a chronic, pruritic, inflammatory disease of the skin which usually…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Advantages of the Algorithmic Method

…ptophan-myalgia syndrome) and progressive systemic sclerosis (acrosclerosis, diffuse systemic sclerosis, toxic oil syndrome) Deficiency diseases (including pellagra, acrodermatitis enteropathica, necrolytic migratory erythema, Hartnup’s…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Limitations of the Algorithmic Method

…realistically, “lymphocytic vasculitis” has no place. Because one criterion for inclusion of diseases in Chapter 10 is that they be definable both clinically and histopathologically, lymphocytic vasculitis does not qualify. The method…

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