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Syphilis (Lues): Initial Evaluation

…nosis Differential diagnosis of primary syphilis Herpes simplex virus Differential diagnosis of secondary syphilis Guttate psoriasis Pityriasis rosea Lymphomatoid papulosis Differential diagnosis of tertiary syphilis Sarcoidosis Cutaneous TB…

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Pernio/Chilblains: Key Points

…worth a brief discussion. Lupus pernio refers to classic violaceous 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…

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Dermatomyositis: Initial Evaluation

…Initial Evaluation Differential diagnosis Erysipelas Lupus Psoriasis Sarcoidosis Rosacea Scleroderma (fingers)…

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Granuloma Annulare: Key Points

…presents with annular lesions on the dorsal hands as well, although 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,…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Sarcoidosis

…ed in sections of tissue, but the cause of sarcoidosis is not known. Curiously, foreign bodies may induce typical lesions of sarcoidosis in patients who have indisputable sarcoidosis. In our experience, granulomatous dermatitides that are sarcoidal,…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Tuberculoid leprosy vs. Sarcoidosis

…matous plaques, nodules, 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…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Sarcoidosis

…matous plaques, nodules, 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…

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…

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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…

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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…