Search Results for: eosinophilia

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Drug Eruptions: Clinical Cases

Clinical Cases Case 1 16-year-old girl with history of cutaneous wound infection Presents with morbilliform eruption 6 days after starting cephalosporin antibiotic No systemic symptoms Reports pruritus Initial evaluation Patient is well-appearing…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Hemangiomas, Vascular Malformations, and Ectasias

An hemangioma is a benign neoplasm of blood vessels, a vascular malformation is an aberration in development of one or more major vascular structures, and an ectasia is a dilation of a preexisting end vessel.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases


A generic term for at least two different inflammatory diseases that have in common hardening of the skin by virtue of thickening of bundles of collagen in the dermis and subcutis. One of those diseases manifests itself as localized or widespread…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Porphyria Cutanea Tarda

A disease manifested chiefly in the skin by vesicles and bullae that appear on sites of trauma, especially the face and dorsa of the hands, often in conjunction with macular hyperpigmentation and hypertrichosis of a face and sclerodermoid changes…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Eosinophilic Cellulitis (Wells’ Syndrome)?

…rphous, chronic-recurrent disease with eosinophilic inflammatory infiltration and subsequent granulomatous inflammation with eosinophilia, together with blood and bone marrow eosinophilia. Secondary Wells’ syndrome occurs with any eosinophilic…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Kimura’s disease

…of skin, soft tissue, large vessels, bone, and heart. Hum Pathol 1979;10:707-39. Seregard S. Angiolymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia should not be confused with Kimura’s disease. Acta Ophthalmol Scand 2001;79(1):91-93. Wells GC, Whimster…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology


…fic conditions such as classic morphea, lichen sclerosus et atrophicus, en coup de sabre, facial hemiatrophy, fasciitis with eosinophilia, progressive systemic sclerosis, diffuse systemic sclerosis, CREST syndrome, and L-tryptophan-related…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Churg-Strauss Granuloma and Allergic Granulomatosis?

…syndrome [from the American College of Rheumatology] Asthma History of wheezing or diffuse high-pitched rales on expiration Eosinophilia Eosinophilia >10% on white blood cell differential count History of allergy* History of seasonal allergy…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology


…d spare epithelial and non-epithelial structures of adnexa. Despite these elements in common, angiolymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia and Kimura’s disease are distinguished easily from one another at scanning magnification. Angiolymphoid…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Arthropod assaults

…Exp Dermatol 1988;13 318-20. Mitchell AJ, Anderson TF, Headington JT, Rasmussen JE. Recurrent granulomatous dermatitis with eosinophilia. Wells’ syndrome. Int J Dermatol 1984;23(3):198-202. Moossavi M, Mehregan DR. Wells’ syndrome: a…