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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Tuberculosis

An inflammatory process caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis. In the skin, it may be primary as a consequence of direct inoculation (tuberculosis verrucosa cutis) or secondary to a focus of tuberculosis in another organ (the lung for lupus…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Erythema Multiforme: Key Points

Key Points Erythema multiforme (EM) is a clinical syndrome marked by either target lesions and/or mucosal erosions. It may be idiopathic or seen in association with infections or medications. EM has been reported in association with herpes simplex…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Vitiligo: Initial Evaluation

Initial Evaluation Vitiligo Differential diagnosis Tinea versicolor Pityriasis alba Discoid lupus

Enlarging plaque on the face with enlarged supraorbital nerve

Enlarging plaque on the face with enlarged supraorbital nerve

…ars only late in BL and LL lesions. Early damage to autonomic nerve fibers impairs sweating and causes dry skin in TT and BT leprosy [1]. Leprosy reactions, divided into type 1 (called also reversal reaction or RR) and type 2 (called also erythema…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Erythema nodosum leprosum

…may present itself with cutaneous ulcerations that resemble those of Lucio’s phenomenon. Bibliography Bibliography for leprosy Andersen JG. Studies in mediaeval diagnosis of leprosy in Denmark. Dan Med Bull 1969;16(suppl 9):1-142. Arora SK,…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Images

…lobular + 10.57.6B: Sprinkling of lymphocytes throughout a large collection of histiocytes with finely granular cytoplasm = Leprosy, lepromatous, in reaction (erythema nodosum leprosum) The clue to lepromatous leprosy is the combination of…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…the electron microscope, however, a few lepra bacilli may be detected, albeit with difficulty, in histiocytes of tuberculoid leprosy. In contrast to tuberculoid leprosy, cutaneous sarcoidosis presents itself clinically as numerous firm orange-brown…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Study By Disease

…d ulceration (Quiz #659) Trichoblastoma and basal-cell (trichoblastic) carcinoma in a nevus sebaceus (Quiz #751) Tuberculoid leprosy (Quiz #841) Tuberculoid leprosy (tuberculoid hanseniasis) (Quiz #828) Tuberculoid leprosy (tuberculoid hanseniasis)…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Applicable Terms

…ess) are predominant in granulomas of tuberculoid leprosy, whereas foamy histiocytes monopolize in granulomas of lepromatous leprosy; both epithelioid histiocytes and foamy histiocytes are present together in granulomas of dimorphous leprosy. Foamy…

Progressive macular hypomelanosis among Egyptian patients: a clinicopathological study

Progressive macular hypomelanosis among Egyptian patients: a clinicopathological study

…sdiagnosed as hypopigmentation associated with pityriasis versicolor, despite exclusion of Malassezia furfur. In areas where leprosy is endemic, tuberculoid or borderline tuberculoid leprosy may be considered, but there is no sensory impairment, no…