Search Results for: vasculitis

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Leukocytoclastic Vasculitis: References

Podjasek JO, Wetter DA, Pittelkow MR, Wada DA. (2012). Cutaneous small-vessel vasculitis associated with solid organ malignancies: the Mayo Clinic experience, 1996 to 2009, JAAD, 66(2):e55-65. Ting TV. (2014). Diagnosis and management of cutaneous…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Leukocytoclastic vasculitis vs. livedo vasculitis

An arteritis in the subcutaneous fat manifested clinically at first by one or more red nodules that, in time, become ulcerated and heal with scars, usually on the posterior aspect of the legs of short, thick-legged women. No cause is usually found,…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Allergic (leukocytoclastic) vasculitis vs. Septic vasculitis

An arteritis in the subcutaneous fat manifested clinically at first by one or more red nodules that, in time, become ulcerated and heal with scars, usually on the posterior aspect of the legs of short, thick-legged women. No cause is usually found,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Lupus: Key Points

…mbination with systemic symptoms. Non-specific skin signs of systemic lupus include chilblains (pernio), livedo reticularis, vasculitis, and other (non-oral) ulcerations. Cutaneous lupus erythematosus (CLE) may be divided into four subtypes: discoid…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Borreliosis (Lyme Disease): Key Points

…s a broad clinical spectrum, including facial palsy, meningitis, or meningo-radiculitis; encephalitis, myelitis and cerebral vasculitis are rare presentations. Widespread systemic involvement may occur in immunosuppressed or immunocompromised…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Urticaria: Key Points

…less than 24 hours; persistence of a lesion greater than 24 hours is suggestive of a different diagnosis, such as urticarial vasculitis. Urticaria (“hives”) may be an acute (less than 6 weeks) or chronic (more than 6 weeks) skin…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Lymphocytic Vasculitis?

…culitis have diagnostic importance for clinicians and histopathologists, lymphocytic vasculitis has none. “Lymphocytic vasculitis, unlike neutrophilic vasculitis, is exceptionally rare.” Ackerman AB. Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Urticarial Vasculitis?

…e terms for all manifestations morphologic that appear at every stage in the evolution and devolution of it, e.g., vesicular vasculitis, pustular vasculitis, and ulcerated vasculitis. But those expressions of leukocytoclastic vasculitis are not…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Leukocytoclastic vasculitis

…rmis, immediately beneath the intraepidermal vesicle typical of it, the changes resembling closely those of leukocytoclastic vasculitis. The vasculitis is restricted to sites of lesions that show changes cytopathic of infection by herpesvirus….