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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma

An inflammatory process that often begins as a suppurative folliculitis manifested clinically as pustules. It rapidly extends to become ulcers marked at their periphery by boggy tissue. The skin disease is associated commonly with inflammatory bowel…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Candidiasis

An inflammatory disease caused by the yeast Candida albicans and manifested clinically as erythematous papules and pustules that may become confluent to form plaques in the case of the former and erosions in the case of the latter. The nail unit may…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Sweet’s Syndrome (Acute Febrile Neutrophil Dermatosis): Key Points

Key Points Indurated, often painful, erythematous nodules are the characteristic skin lesion that marks Sweet’s syndrome. Skin lesions may be bullous or cellulitis-like (pseudocellulitic) in appearance. Skin lesions of Sweet’s syndrome are often acc…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…and plaques of mycosis fungoides and papules of adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma have many findings histopathologic in common, among them being the presence of atypical lymphocytes, epidermotropism of lymphocytes, atypical lymphocytes disposed both as…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Id Reactions?

…cells thought to be related in some fashion to an underlying leukemia. It is likely that lesions said to be leukemids either are lesions of an inflammatory process unrelated to the leukemia or lesions of authentic leukemia cutis. Tuberculids were di…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Identification of Basic Patterns: Skin: Perivascular Dermatitis

…and neutrophils in mounds of parakeratosis. Acute myelogenous leukemia (Fig. 5.51 A&B) may be associated with a perivascular and interstitial infiltrate reminiscent of that of certain drug eruptions, and Letterer-Siewe disease (Fig. 5.52 A&B)…