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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…deep, then the diagnosis would be lupus erythematosus. 10.63.35A: Perivascular dermatitis, interface, vacuolar + 10.63.35B: Neutrophils and band forms of neutrophils scattered in the upper part of the reticular dermis in company with abundant mucin…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…accompanied by spongiosis and ballooning. 10.88.3A: Perivascular dermatitis, neutrophils predominant + 10.88.3B: Clusters of neutrophils in the epidermis and neutrophils scattered in the interstitium of the dermis = Prurigo pigmentosa Neutrophils in…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Dermatitis herpetiformis

…erivascular infiltrate of lymphocytes mostly and interstitial infiltrate of neutrophils mostly Edema of the papillary dermis Neutrophils, nuclear bands of neutrophils, and nuclear “dust” of neutrophils in linear array immediately beneath…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

"Folliculitis" (Infundibulitis)

…haped part of the epidermis. When, in addition to a superficial and deep perivascular dermatitis composed of lymphocytes and neutrophils, a histopathologist notes splaying of neutrophils between bundles of collagen in the midreticular dermis…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Fixed drug eruption

…nction and individual necrotic keratocytes in the spinous zone = Fixed drug eruption In this example of fixed drug eruption, neutrophils are few; in others, eosinophils are sparse. In sections of tissue from most specimens of fixed drug eruption,…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…ibulitis of unknown cause Rupture of the infundibulum resulted in extrusion of its contents, including a hair shaft and many neutrophils, into the reticular dermis. The bluish cast of the collagen represents degeneration of it, a consequence of the…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…f the process. 10.102.3A: Nodular dermatitis, superficial neutrophils predominant + 10.102.3B: Nuclear “dust” of neutrophils and many intact neutrophils in a dense infiltrate = Sweet’s syndrome This is a relatively early lesion of…