Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Syphilis (Lues): Initial Evaluation

…econdary syphilis Guttate psoriasis Pityriasis rosea Lymphomatoid papulosis Differential diagnosis of tertiary syphilis Sarcoidosis Cutaneous TB Atypical mycobacterial infection…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Granuloma Annulare: Key Points

…ough tinea tends to have scale, whereas GA usually does not), sarcoidosis, other cutaneous granulomatous eruptions, and urticarial eruptions. A diagnosis of GA may be made clinically, but confirmation with biopsy is sometimes necessary; the histopath…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pernio/Chilblains: Key Points

…eous nodules and plaques on the central face in patients with sarcoidosis; pernio and chilblains refer to the idiopathic cold-induced skin lesions described herein. Chilblain lupus erythematosus is a rare subtype of systemic lupus which presents with…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Sarcoidosis

Sarcoidosis Synonyms Boeck’s disease Boeck sarcoid Benign lymphogranulomatosis Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Young adults of both sexes Distribution of lesions Face and extremities especially Arrangement of lesions Scattered Configu…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Tuberculoid leprosy vs. Sarcoidosis

…s, or tumors (or combinations thereof) that usually affect the anterior aspect of the legs and, less often, the arms, and induced by processes, in an organ other than the skin, as dissimilar as sarcoidosis, Crohn’s disease, and histoplasmosis….

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Sarcoidosis

…s, or tumors (or combinations thereof) that usually affect the anterior aspect of the legs and, less often, the arms, and induced by processes, in an organ other than the skin, as dissimilar as sarcoidosis, Crohn’s disease, and histoplasmosis….

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Pernio

An inflammatory process that involves the acra, in particular fingers and toes, and sometimes the thighs with bluish red papules and nodules, which invariably is induced by cold. Chilblain is a synonym for pernio, which usually represents lupus eryt…

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…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Rosacea: Key Points

Key Points Rosacea has four different clinical presentations: erythemato-telangiectatic, papulo-pustular, phymatous, and ocular. It is essential to correctly identify the subtype of rosacea in order to select the appropriate medical or surgical the…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…lls, the histiocytes in turn being encircled by lymphocytes = Sarcoidosis  Tuberculoid granulomas made up of collections of epithelioid histiocytes enveloped by moderately dense infiltrates of lymphocytes not only may be seen in lupus vulgaris, tuber…