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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Algorithms Predicated on “Nonspecific” Findings

…221; + Neutrophils especially in the interstitium of the reticular dermis and lymphocytes around venules = Cellulitis, e.g., erysipelas + Neutrophils and nuclear “dust” of neutrophils in a nodular infiltrate = Sweet”s syndrome +…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Polymorphous light eruption

…to specific diagnosis histopathologic Extraordinary edema of the papillary dermis is a clue to polymorphous light eruption, erysipelas, some reactions to insect “bites,” some examples of dermatophytosis, and acute febrile neutrophilic…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Arthropod assaults

…a clue to an insect “bite,” as well as to polymorphous light eruption, dermatophytosis, Sweet’s syndrome, erysipelas, and several other “acute” inflammatory conditions that are either devoid of eosinophils or sport…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

The Algorithmic Method

…ppurative infundibulitis in which the “wall” of the infundibulum has been breached (see Fig. 5.313), urtica, and erysipelas. When eosinophils predominate in the interstitium, the leading cause is the “bite” of an insect, but…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Lymphedema

…dema can result from loss of draining lymph nodes following surgical resection of them for the purpose of staging of cancer. Erysipelas that relapses repeatedly is one cause of chronic lymphedema Comment Lymphedema, if longstanding, is replaced…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Study By Disease

…iz #617) Erosive pustular dermatitis of the scalp (Quiz #279) Eruptive capillary hemangioma (pyogenic granuloma) (Quiz #887) Erysipelas (Quiz #38) Erysipelas (Quiz #251) Erythema annular centrifugum (Quiz #505) Erythema annulare centrifugum (Quiz…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Applicable Terms

…tive inflammation, which also consists mostly of neutrophils, by displaying sparse polymorphs in diffuse distribution, as in erysipelas, rather than a dense discrete collection of them. PLAQUE [Fr. plaque (flat disc)]: An elevated, broad, i.e., more…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Thrombophlebitis

…ential diagnosis clinical Buerger’s disease is severe arteriosclerosis of young men who smoke cigarettes inordinately. Erysipelas manifests itself as a plaque associated at times with vesicles, rather than as a cord. Findings histopathologic…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Cells That Mediate Inflammation (Inflammatory Cells)

…s of inflammatory disease brought into being by microorganisms. Examples are the perivascular and interstitial dermatitis of erysipelas induced by streptococci, the nodular dermatitis formed by abscesses consequent to staphylococcal infundibulitis,…