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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…and scale-crusts = Gianotti-Crosti disease These changes probably represent findings at the periphery of the lesion because spongiosis in the center of it usually is more prominent, sometimes even eventuating in intraepidermal vesiculation….

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Eosinophilic Cellulitis (Wells’ Syndrome)?

…ain and swelling of joints, and titers to antinuclear antibodies. Histopathologically, the urticarial lesions were marked by spongiosis with formation of intraepidermal blisters, a lichenoid infiltrate of histiocytes, and vasculitis of small…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Erythema multiforme

…neath a subepidermal blister Slight parakeratosis or scale-crust sometimes Correlation clinicopathologic Macules result from spongiosis, ballooning, and a superficial perivascular infiltrate of lymphocytes. Intraepidermal blisters develop secondary…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Dermal and Epidermal Types of Erythema Multiforme?

…idermis peppered by individual necrotic keratocytes, and characterized further by ballooned keratocytes, in conjunction with spongiosis, vacuolar alteration coupled with a sprinkling of lymphocytes being present along the dermoepidermal junction….

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Erysipelas

…dermis; lymphocytes around venules Marked edema of the papillary dermis, sometimes eventuating in subepidermal vesiculation Spongiosis and ballooning may be so extensive that an intraepidermal blister forms Numerous erythrocytes extravasated in the…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…Biopsy specimens taken serially reveal a stage early in the course chronologic of allergic contact dermatitis to consist of spongiosis that becomes decidedly focal (spongiotic dermatitis), a stage developed fully that shows acanthosis in addition…

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