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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Precepts Adjunctive to the Algorithmic Method

…ven if they prove eventually to be something other than true inflammatory diseases, they resemble them nonetheless. LettererSiwe disease, which is one characteristic expression of histiocytosis X, illustrates the problem well. Is it truly a…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…large pale nuclei and abundant amphophilic cytoplasm associated with a mix of inflammatory cells = Histiocytosis X (LettererSiwe disease) The diagnosis histopathologic depends on recognition of the distinctive abnormal Langerhans” cells….

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…(on fresh frozen tissue only), whereas the neoplastic cells of histiocytosis X are negative with these antibodies. LettererSiwe disease, Hand-Schüller-Christian disease, and eosinophilic granuloma are names given to different manifestations…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Mycosis fungoides, plaque vs. Histiocytosis X, plaque

An inflammatory disease caused by the spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi that manifests itself in the skin as erythematous lesions with figurate shapes, e.g., (round, ellipsoid, and arcuate) (erythema chronicum migrans), pseudolymphomatous nodules…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Histiocytoses?

…clear phagocyte and dendritic cell systems The cutaneous histiocytoses Langerhans cell histiocytosis (CD1a+, S100+) LettererSiwe disease Hand-Sch?ller-Christian disease Eosinophilic granuloma Congenital self-healing reticulohistiocytosis…

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