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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

"Folliculitis" (Infundibulitis)

…machine oils and oily make-ups applied for purposes cosmetic. Secondary to medications systemic, most commonly corticosteroids, androgens, oral contraceptives, hydantoin, isoniazid, and halogens. Ofujis disease and eosinophilic folliculitis (…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Identification of Basic Patterns: Skin: Pustular Dermatitis

…ponderantly (Fig. 5.317). A prime example of the phenomenon of so-called eosinophilic folliculitis is Ofujis disease; a more common expression of it is seen in patients infected by HIV and an uncommon manifestation is on the scalp of very youn…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma?

…d KS. Dermatol Nurs. 2006;18(3):270,277. New designations for diseases do not always represent an advance in the understanding of those diseases. In fact, some designations are retrogressive. The name “cutaneous T-cell lymphoma” (CTCL) i…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Incontinentia pigmenti

…e incontinentia pigmenti, erythema toxicum neonatorum is not a spongiotic dermatitis; it seems to be a suppurative infundibulitis that houses countless eosinophils, akin to eosinophilic pustular folliculitis of HIV and Ofujis disease. Dermatop…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Hair Follicles

…with eosinophils) and especially in that condition designated Ofujis disease. The following summarizes matters morphologic that are a manifestation of considerations biologic: In sections oriented vertically, the walls of the stem appear to b…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Images

…fundibular + 10.27.4B: Innumerable eosinophils in zones of suppuration = Eosinophilic pustular folliculitis Although changes identical with these can be seen in Ofujis syndrome, the person from whom this biopsy specimen was taken suffered…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Acne vulgaris

…ytes, bacteria, yeasts, and mites, that gemisch being known as sebum. Bibliography Bibliography for acne vulgaris Ætius A. Tetrabibliou 2, Sermon 2, cap 3. Basle, 1535. Bateman T, Willan R. On Cutaneous Diseases. London: J Johnson, 1817. Celsus AC. T…

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