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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…titis + 10.9.1B: Lymphocytes, plasma cells, and eosinophils = Borreliosis In the United States, the findings pictured here are termed “erythema chronicum migrans” and are considered to be a manifestation of Lyme disease. In Europe, the sa…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Lymphocytic Infiltration of Jessner?

…t eruption, erythema figuratum, lupus tumidus, and, at times, borreliosis. Polymorphous light eruption, especially in lesions developed fully, can be distinguished from other lymphocytic infiltrates by marked edema of the papillary dermis and the tum…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Confusing Terms (to be Avoided Scrupulously)

…be nodular scabies, in another circumstance an expression of borreliosis, and in a third the response to a bite of a tick. That being the case, an effort should be made earnestly, always, to avoid the term pseudolymphoma, an entirely generic one, in…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

The Algorithmic Method

…nly of conditions as disparate as the spirochetal infections, borreliosis (see Fig. 5.78) and syphilis on one hand and long-standing lesions, such as those of acne keloidalis and necrobiosis lipoidica (see Figs. 5.390 or 5.398) on the other. Eosinoph…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Atrophoderma?

…nother inflammatory disease. Chronic atrophic acrodermatitis (borreliosis). Follicular atrophoderma. Vermiculate atrophoderma. Atrophoderma of Pasini and Pierini (probably morphoea). Atrophic naevi. Panatrophy: local panatrophy; facial hemiatrophy.&#…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Figurate Erythemas?

…disease.” In Europe, a similar disease, known there as borreliosis, sports lesions just like those of erythema chronicum migrans. At the site of the “bite” of a tick, a papule develops that slowly, but surely, extends centrifugally…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

"Pseudolymphoma," B-cell type vs. Malignant lymphoma, B-cell type

An inflammatory disease caused by the spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi that manifests itself in the skin as erythematous lesions with figurate shapes, e.g., (round, ellipsoid, and arcuate) (erythema chronicum migrans), pseudolymphomatous nodules (lym…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Erythema figuratum

…by -hemolytic streptococci Erythema migrans, an expression of borreliosis, is typified by centrifugal extension of macules, patches, and plaques, the center of the lesion appearing to “clear” as the erythematous rim extends outward. Granu…