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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Sarcoidosis

…of sarcoidosis is firm grouped papules and nodules that usually exhibit no signs of alteration of surface epidermis, such as scale or crust. Cutaneous sarcoidosis, however, comes in various visages clinical, e.g., ichthyosiform patches and plaques,…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…nd perifolliculitis shown is not specific, but were it on a face, it could be that of acne vulgaris or of rosacea. Mounds of scalecrust at the lips of an infundibular ostium indicate that seborrheic dermatitis is concurrent in this patient….

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Chondrodermatitis Nodularis Helicis?

…chondrodermatitis nodularis helicis, consist of papules or nodules, and they tend to become eroded, ulcerated, fissured, and crusted, also as a result of the external trauma. As might be expected, the constellation of papular and nodular lesions…

The dermoscopic variability of Degos disease at different stages of progression

The dermoscopic variability of Degos disease at different stages of progression

…by an erythematous halo (Figure 1a), while papules of longer duration displayed a central ulceration covered by a yellowish crust and were surrounded by a whitish rim (Figure 2a). Finally, porcelain-white scars with a reddish or hyperpigmented halo…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…n those in dermis, and elongated mounds of parakeratosis = Mycosis fungoides, plaque Elongated mounds of parakeratosis or of scalecrust are seen often in patches and plaques of indubitable mycosis fungoides, such as in the example depicted here….

Zosteriform cutaneous leishmaniasis diagnosed with the help of dermoscopy

Zosteriform cutaneous leishmaniasis diagnosed with the help of dermoscopy

…srael a month before the rash appeared. On examination, two erythematous nodules, with a central ulcer covered with a yellow crust, were evident on the upper right back (Figure 1A). An erythematous papule was evident as a satellite lesion. Three…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Phaeohyphomycosis

…are formed of suppuration joined by granulomatous inflammation that, in time, is followed by fibrosis. Epidermal changes of scalecrust result from parakeratosis accompanied by plasma and neutrophils. Dematiaceous (black) fungi may be present as…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Differential Diagnosis

…Infiltrate of inflammatory cells not wedge-shaped 3. No mounds of parakeratosis usually 3. Mounds of parakeratosis often 4. Crust above site of spongiosis or spongiotic vesiculation sometimes 4. No crust 5. Single focus of spongiosis often at the…

Hypopigmented atypical Spitzoid neoplasms (atypical Spitz nevi, atypical Spitz tumors, Spitzoid melanoma): a clinicopathological update

Hypopigmented atypical Spitzoid neoplasms (atypical Spitz nevi, atypical Spitz tumors, Spitzoid melanoma): a clinicopathological update

…0-yr-old girl. Clinically (A) the lesion is firm red nodule with a central depression. Dermoscopically (B), a central yellow crust could resemble the umbilication of a molluscum contagiosum; however, vessels around the crust are atypical; in…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…exuberant manifestation of pemphigus vulgaris in which countless eosinophils are present in a thickened epidermis covered by scalecrust. At scanning magnification, aspects of pemphigus vulgaris are not apparent; higher magnification is required to…