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


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 ac…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology


…ge can be differentiated histopathologically from adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma in the papular stage by both architectural features and cytopathologic findings. Lymphocytes in mycosis fungoides have less cytoplasm than those of adult T-cell leukemia

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Id Reactions?

…y 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 d…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Identification of Basic Patterns: Skin: Perivascular Dermatitis

…mulation of an inflammatory disease by a neoplastic process (a leukemia) associated with extensive edema in the papillary dermis. Eye catching edema of the papillary dermis may be met with in acute myelogenous leukemia, as illustrated here. Figure…