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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Arthropod Assaults

Papules, nodules, vesicles, and sometimes bullae that develop in response to “bites” of arthropods, among the most common offenders being mosquitoes, bedbugs, and mites of scabies….

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Applicable Terms

…ure 3.5 Superficial atrophy. A. Clinical. B. Histopathologic. BALLOONING [It. ballone (large ball) + ME –ing (to become like)]: “Intracellular edema” of epidermis and epithelial structures of adnexa, recognizable morphologically as…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…tis, interface, vacuolar + 10.32.2B: Lymphocytes only, marked ballooning of spinous cells, and many necrotic keratocytes throughout the epidermis = Erythema multiforme The number of necrotic keratocytes in the epidermis of erythema multiforme ranges…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Farmyard pox

…satellite vesicles. Findings histopathologic Fully developed Ballooning of cells in the upper third of the spinous zone Eosinophilic inclusion bodies in the cytoplasm of ballooned cells Elongation of rete ridges Pseudocarcinomatous proliferation of…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Fixed drug eruption

…in conjunction with vacuolar alteration Slight spongiosis and ballooning Individual necrotic keratocytes in the basal and spinous layers Cornified layer normal Fully developed Moderately dense perivascular and interstitial mixed-cell infiltrate that…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Mucha-Habermann disease

…the lower half; range from few or many Slight spongiosis and ballooning Slight pallor in the upper part of the epidermis Cornified layer basket-weave in configuration Fully developed All of the features of early lesions plus: Wedge-shaped infiltrate…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…ermal blister came into being, in large measure, by virtue of ballooning that progressed to reticular alteration that is associated invariably with epidermal necrosis. A normal cornified layer with its basket-weave configuration indicates that the ve…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Toxic shock syndrome

…stitially Edema of the papillary dermis Slight spongiosis and ballooning in foci epidermal Few neutrophils and lymphocytes in spongiotic foci Fully developed Perivascular and interstitial infiltrate of lymphocytes and neutrophils Marked edema of the…