Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

A rare case of syphilis associated with renal and hepatic involvement

Abstract We present an unusual case of syphilis that despite starting treatment with penicillin has evolved with renal complications. Due to glomerulonephritis with nephrotic syndrome the case required shared care between the renal physician and der…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Precepts Adjunctive to the Algorithmic Method

…eminds by way of analogy (albeit vaguely) of trytophan-myalgia syndrome, toxic oil syndrome, and Shulman’s syndrome, inflammatory conditions all. Last, if a histopathologist is stymied by particular findings met with in sections of tissue, repr…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Identification of Basic Patterns: Skin: Perivascular Dermatitis

See Figs. 5.16 A&B, 5.17 A&B, 5.18 A&B, 5.19 A&B, 5.20 A&B, 5.21 A&B, and 5.22 A&B Figure 5.16 A. Perivascular dermatitis, perivascular only, superficial. B. Perivascular dermatitis, perivascular only, superficial and…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Discoid Lupus Erythematosus versus Systemic Lupus Erythematosus? II

…c 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 generalized erythema…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Lymphedema

Lymphedema Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Adults usually, women more than men Distribution of lesions Distal extremities, legs more than arms; genitalia episodically Arrangement of lesions Diffuse involvement of parts, e.g., elephantiasis In…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Anagen Effluvium?

“The follicle tends to respond in an all or none fashion with the notable exception of its response to cancer chemotherapy agents. This is the only known instance in which hair is lost follicles which continue in their growing phase without b…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Advantages of the Algorithmic Method

…hemiatrophy], fasciitis with eosinophilia, tryptophan-myalgia syndrome) and progressive systemic sclerosis (acrosclerosis, diffuse systemic sclerosis, toxic oil syndrome) Deficiency diseases (including pellagra, acrodermatitis enteropathica, necroly…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Hyperkeratotic necrobiosis lipoidica

Case report A 56-year-old Caucasian male with a history of uncontrolled diabetes mellitus and multiple other comorbidities was evaluated for slowly expanding plaques of his right lower leg, left forearm and left dorsal hand that had been present for…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Lecture Series

…al-Cell Carcinoma is Trichoblastic Carcinoma Part 1 | Part 2 Muir-Torre Syndrome Part 1 | Part 2 Are “Eccrine” Neoplasms Eccrine? Part 1 | Part 2 Specific Diagnosis Histopathologically of Inflammatory Skin Diseases Part 1 | Part 2…