Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology


…large lymphocytes with a markedly cerebriform outline. In the second pattern, atypical lymphocytes resemble those of Reed-Sternberg cells of Hodgkin’s cells. In one pattern the infiltrate is mixed, consisting of small lymphocytes, plasma cells

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Borreliosis (erythema migrans)

…Quantitative detection of Borrelia burgdorferi in 2-millimeter skin samples of erythema migrans lesions: correlation of results with clinical and laboratory findings. J Clin Microbiol 2002;40:1249-53. Melski JW, Reed KD, Mitchell PD, Barth GD. Primar…

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…