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Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…ly, allergic and irritant contact dermatitides have in common so-called intra- and intercellular edema, i.e., spongiosis and ballooning, edema of the papillary dermis, and superficial perivascular mixed-cell infiltrates. Both also may be associated…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Acrodermatitis enteropathica

…siderophages may be present in lesions that have resolved. Correlation clinicopathologic Blisters occur secondary to marked ballooning of keratocytes in the upper half of the viable epidermis. Pustules form consequent to neutrophils having been…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…condary syphilis evolves much more slowly as papules and, in adults, never as vesicles. Spongiosis (intercellular edema) and ballooning (intracellular edema) are met with commonly in Mucha-Habermann disease, but not in secondary syphilis. Scattered,…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Mucha-Habermann disease vs. Lymphomatoid papulosis

Circular orange-red-blue macule(s) or patch(es) that often becomes a papule(s) or plaque(s) and vesiculates, healing with hyperpigmentation, and that occurs repeatedly at the very same cutaneous and/or mucous membrane site(s), especially the…

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