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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Erythema Multiforme: Key Points

Key Points Erythema multiforme (EM) is a clinical syndrome marked by either target lesions and/or mucosal erosions. It may be idiopathic or seen in association with infections or medications. EM has been reported in association with herpes simplex i…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…two other diseases brought into being by herpesvirus, namely, zoster and varicella. Changes nearly identical to those in cowpox are seen in smallpox. The large pox (i.e., syphilis) is unrelated wholly to smallpox and cowpox. Clinically, lesions of he…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Study By Disease

…-cell lymphocytic leukemia at a site of infection previous by zoster (Quiz #614) Chronic lymphedema (Quiz #518) Chronic lymphedema (Quiz #519) Chronic lymphedema secondary to rosacea (Quiz #419) Cicatricial pemphigoid (Quiz #876) Cicatricial pemphigo…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Herpes simplex vs. Vaccinia

…chose to place varicella in a chapter with herpes simplex and zoster, rather than with the other viral exanthems, some of which also are vesicular, e.g., hand, foot, and mouth disease caused by Coxsackie A 5, 10, and 16. The team that put this atlas…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

From the Dermatologikum Hamburg: Quiz

…ratosis, gefitinib and radiotherapy for brain metastases, and zoster ophthalmicus [2,4-6]. In the patient presented here, one or more of the various attempts to treat actinic keratoses, such as photodynamic therapy and repeated shave excisions, might…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Zosteriform cutaneous leishmaniasis diagnosed with the help of dermoscopy

…l appearance of the lesions suggested the diagnosis of herpes zoster, dermoscopic evaluation revealed erythema, hyperkeratosis, burst star whitish appearance and hairpin vessels, compatible with the diagnosis of cutaneous leishmaniasis. Indeed, leish…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Epidermal multinucleated giant cells are not always a histopathologic clue to a herpes virus infection: multinucleated epithelial giant cells in the epidermis of lesional skin biopsies from patients with acantholytic dermatoses can histologically mimic a herpes virus infection

…res were negative for both herpes simplex virus and varicella-zoster virus. Repeat skin biopsies were performed for routine staining and direct immunofluorescence. Figure 3. Enlargement and/or rupture of pustules and vesicles in the right axilla of t…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Post-inflammatory pigmentary alteration

…n resolving as sharply circumscribed round pigmented patches, zoster as round pigmented macules in a band that follows the course of a dermatome, and pityriasis rosea as oval pigmented macules that follow lines of cleavage on a trunk. Arrangement of…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Identification of Basic Patterns: Skin: Vesicular Dermatitis

…amples of the latter being infection by herpesvirus (simplex, zoster, and varicella), Coxsackie (hand-foot-mouth disease), and parapoxvirus (farmyard pox, i.e., orf and milker’s nodule). Monkey pox produces changes in the epidermis nearly ident…