Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Precepts Adjunctive to the Algorithmic Method

…minds 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, repre…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Advantages of the Algorithmic Method

…inger-Kolopp disease) Granulomatous slack skin Sézary’s syndrome Small plaque parapsoriasis Digitate dermatosis Guttate dermatosis Examples of separation one from another of diseases identical histopathologically but different clinically are…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Applicable Terms

…e the zygoma constitute nodular elastoidosis (Favre-Racouchot syndrome). Steroid acne refers to comedones and pustules that are induced by prolonged administration of corticosteroids systemically or by application topically. CRUST [L. crusta (crust)]…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Lymphedema

…ed Variations clinical Congenital lymphedema (Milroy’s syndrome) is pitting edema of legs present since birth; it is hereditary, occurs mostly in females, and is unilateral. Lymphedema praecox is progressive painful swelling of legs consequent…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Discoid Lupus Erythematosus versus Systemic Lupus Erythematosus? II

…with dermatomyositis, systemic sclerosis, and Sj?gren’s syndrome, but not with skin diseases like poikilodermatomyositis, morphea, or discoid lupus erythematosus. Just as dermatomyositis is a disease systemic with manifestations cutaneous (e.g….

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Identification of Basic Patterns: Skin: Perivascular Dermatitis

…amp;B), dermatophytosis (Fig. 5.45 A&B) and Sweet’s syndrome (Fig. 5.46 A&B) (and its sometimes lookalike pyoderma gangrenosum) (Fig. 5.47 A&B), and that expresses itself most often on, or near, volar skin in pernio (which tends to…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Anagen Effluvium?

…infiltration of the hair follicles and the rare loose anagen syndrome.” Weedon D. Diseases of cutaneous appendages. In: Weedon D, ed. Skin pathology. New York: Churchill Livingstone, 1997:406–7. “Anagen effluvium is a severe condition,…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Hyperkeratotic necrobiosis lipoidica

…American female. Dermatol Online J. 2008;14(7):10. 11. De la Torre C, Losada A, Cruces MJ. Necrobiosis lipoidica: a case with prominent cholesterol clefting and transepithelial elimination. Am J Dermatopathol. 1999;21(6):575-7. 12. Pestoni C, Ferr…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Lecture Series

…l-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…