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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…Neutrophils Biasi D, Carletto A, Caramaschi P, et al. Neutrophil functions and IL-8 in psoriatic arthritis and in cutaneous psoriasis. Inflammation 1998;22:533-543. Magro CM, Crowson AN. The spectrum of cutaneous lesions in rheumatoid arthritis: a…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Perivasculitis?

…f the common inflammatory diseases, e.g., allergic contact dermatitis, dermatophytosis, pityriasis rosea, lichen planus, and psoriasis, consist of infiltrates of inflammatory cells that emerge from venules of the superficial plexus and migrate into…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Dandruff a Disease?

…ly of orthokeratotic clumps with minute parakeratotic foci found in flammatory pathologies such as seborrheic dermatitis and psoriasis.” Lorente M, Entrala C, Lorente JA, Alvarez JC, et al. Dandruff as a potential source of DNA in forensic…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Discoid Lupus Erythematosus versus Systemic Lupus Erythematosus? II

…astic vasculitis. The relationship of discoid lupus erythematosus to lupus erythematosus is somewhat akin to that of guttate psoriasis to psoriatic arthritis. If a clinician wishes to determine if a patient with discoid lupus erythematosus has overt…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Discoid Lupus Erythematosus Versus Systemic Lupus Erythematosus?* I

…anter SR. Pathology of the Skin. 3rd ed. 2005:775. Once upon a time, dermatologists and pathologists could never conceive of psoriasis, dermatitis herpetiformis, and granuloma faciale/erythema elevatum diutinum as manifestations of disease systemic….

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Pattern Analysis in Historical Perspective

…of relatedness was true also of the subjects listed under certain captions, e.g., diseases as disparate as erythema nodosum, psoriasis, scabies, radiodermatitis, and alopecia areata being lumped in a chapter given to “Noninfectious…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Ichthyoses?

…attern in histological sections. Psoriasiform erythroderma is clinically and histologically indistinguishable from universal psoriasis.” Frost P, Van Scott EJ. Ichthyosiform dermatoses. Arch Dermatol 1966;94:113–26. “There are four major…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Confusing Terms (to be Avoided Scrupulously)

…five cutaneous conditions, namely, parapsoriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta, parapsoriasis lichenoides chronica, parapsoriasis guttata, parapsoriasis en plaques, and parapsoriasis variegata. Since Brocq’s seminal article in 1902…

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