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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Lupus erythematosus

Lupus erythematosus Synonyms Lupus erythematodes Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Young adult women especially, but sometimes neonates and older persons of both sexes. Distribution of lesions Often localized to sun-exposed sites such as the fa…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Rosacea

Rosacea Synonyms Gutta rosea Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Young and middle-aged adults, usually Caucasian women Distribution of lesions Center of the face in vertical and horizontal directions, i.e., nose, forehead, cheeks, and chin Indivi…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Pemphigus vulgaris

Pemphigus vulgaris Synonyms Pemphigus major Chronic pemphigus Pemphigus subaigu malin Pemphigus Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Middle-aged persons of both sexes, particularly Ashkenazi Jews Distribution of lesions Restricted usually to the s…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

Atrophic lichen planus and atrophic discoid lupus erythematosus pose problems in differential diagnosis histopathologic because they have several findings in common, among them compact orthokeratosis, focal hypergranulosis, epidermis thinned and ass…

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