Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Anagen Effluvium?

…e cases could divide into two groups with regard to a delay in starting hair loss after administration of CBZ. In one group, the hair loss started within a week suggesting anagen effluvium and in another it started after two or three months suggestin…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Atrophoderma?

“Atrophoderma, or atrophia cutis. Atrophy of the skin may be quantitative or qualitative; idiopathic or symptomatic; diffused or circumscribed. Crocker gives this useful table: Pigmentosum Juvenilis Albidum Diffusum Senilis

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

A rare case of syphilis associated with renal and hepatic involvement

Abstract We present an unusual case of syphilis that despite starting treatment with penicillin has evolved with renal complications. Due to glomerulonephritis with nephrotic syndrome the case required shared care between the renal physician and der…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Precepts Adjunctive to the Algorithmic Method

…recommended here for diagnosis of inflammatory diseases of the skin and subcutaneous fat deserve mention. First, it is advantageous to examine sections of tissue, from the very outset, without reference to any clinical information, including history,…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Lupus erythematosus

Lupus erythematosus Synonyms Lupus erythematodes Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Young adult women especially, but sometimes neonates and older persons of both sexes. Distribution of lesions Often localized to sun-exposed sites such as the fa…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Crohn’s disease

Crohn’s disease Synonyms Inflammatory bowel disease Regional ileitis Regional enteritis Chronic cicatrizing enteritis Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Young adults; slight predominance of women Distribution of lesions The poles of the ga…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Bibliography

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