Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Farmyard pox

…wane and become dark Differential diagnosis clinical Pyogenic granuloma resembles farmyard pox, especially in the weeping stage of it, but pyogenic granuloma favors sites such as face, sole, and nail fold. Cowpox presents itself as widespread vesicu…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Images

…replete with fibrin, is typical of rheumatoid nodule. Findings similar to these are met with in some patients with rheumatic fever. 10.93.2A: Panniculitis, lobular, granulomatous + 10.93.2B: Epithelioid histiocytes aligned in a palisade aro…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Discoid Lupus Erythematosus Versus Systemic Lupus Erythematosus?* I

…develop systemic disease…” McKee PH, Calonje E, Granter SR. Pathology of the Skin. 3rd ed. 2005:775. Once upon a time, dermatologists and pathologists could never conceive of psoriasis, dermatitis herpetiformis, and granuloma faciale/erythema…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

ABCDEs?

…#8220;ABCDE rule. According to the ABCDE rule, every pigmented skin lesion which is characterized by asymmetric configuration, irregular border, speckled color, diameter of more than 5 mm, and elevation should be prophylactically excised.” Brau…