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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Erythema elevatum diutinum

Erythema elevatum diutinum Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Any age, but usually young adults, women especially Distribution of lesions Symmetrical over joints especially, particularly the dorsa of the hands and the elbows and knees Shape of l…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Images

Images 10.52.1A: Perivascular and interstitial dermatitis + 10.52.1B: Lymphocytes, plasma cells, neutrophils, and eosinophils in company with fibrocytes and histiocytes, the latter being predominant = Interstitial granulomatous dermatitis with arthr…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Sarcoidosis

Sarcoidosis Synonyms Boeck’s disease Boeck sarcoid Benign lymphogranulomatosis Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Young adults of both sexes Distribution of lesions Face and extremities especially Arrangement of lesions Scattered Configura…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Erysipelas

Erysipelas Synonyms St. Anthony’s fire Ignis sacer Erysipele Erysipela Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Any age and either sex, but with a predilection for older persons with diabetes, peripheral vascular disease, and abuse of alcohol Di…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Thrombophlebitis

Thrombophlebitis Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Women most commonly Distribution of lesions Localized to the lower extremities usually Arrangement of lesions Linear often, i.e., along the course of a vein Individual lesions Cord sometimes in…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

The Algorithmic Method

An algorithm is a method for calculation based on logical thought and orderly sequence, one that can be utilized for diagnosis of diseases of all kinds, including inflammatory ones of the skin. Once a disorder of the skin and/or subcutaneous fat has

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Images

Images 10.19.1A: Perivascular and interstitial dermatitis + 10.19.1B: Neutrophils and nuclear “dust” at the tip of edematous dermal papillae, obscuration of the junction by inflammatory cells, and hints of subepidermal fibrin = Linear Ig…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Images

Images 10.8.1A: Perivascular and interstitial dermatitis + 10.8.1B: Large numbers of neutrophils scattered interstitially in association with degeneration of collagen = Behçet’s disease Dense infiltrates of neutrophils in the dermis of Behçet&…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

Allergic (leukocytoclastic) vasculitis and septic vasculitis have several attributes histopathologic in common, namely, signs of vasculitis, neutrophils in the dermal infiltrate, extravasated erythrocytes, and tendency to necrosis of the surface epi…