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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Elastosis perforans serpiginosa

…Course Persistent Variations clinical Recognizable underlying disease, e.g., Down’s syndrome, Ehlers-Danlos’ syndrome type IV, Marfan’s syndrome, osteogenesis imperfecta, Rothmund-Thomson’s syndrome, scleroderma, and pseudoxan…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Dermoepithelial Interface

…. Disruption of any of the components results in a variety of diseases, among them blistering disorders such as porphyria cutanea tarda, dermatitis herpetiformis, and bullous pemphigoid. Figure 1.71 A. Schematic representation of the dermoepidermal j…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Histiocytosis X

…LJ, Faber HK. Nonlipoid reticuloendotheliosis (Letterer-Siwe disease). Pediatrics 1950;5:474. Helm KF, Lookingbill DP, Marks JG Jr. A clinical and pathologic study of histiocytosis X in adults. J Am Acad Dermatol 1993;29:166–70. Howarth DM, Gilchris…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Drug eruptions

…ule, certain findings enable differentiation of the authentic disease from the simulator of it, e.g., focal parakeratosis, focal hypergranulosis, many individual necrotic keratocytes (some of them in clusters), and the presence at times of eosinophil…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Images

…mis and of spongiosis, this lesion can be told to be evolving still, although the psoriasiform acanthosis indicates that already its apogee has nearly been reached. 10.107.2A: Perivascular dermatitis, interface, vacuolar + 10.107.2B: An infiltrate of…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Selection of the Site

…however, no “active” lesion of an authentic skin disease is apparent clinically, only various signs of scratching and rubbing, biopsy of a lesion so produced still can be exceedingly helpful by verifying absence of an authentic primary p…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Arthropod assaults

…t venomous arthropods. Int J Dermatol 1998;37:481-96. Zhu YI, Stiller MJ. Arthropods and skin diseases. Int J Dermatol 2002;41:533-49. Bibliography for scabies Arico M, Noto G, La Rocca E, Pravata G, Bivona A. Localized crusted scabies in the acquire…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Pityriasis lichenoides acuta vs. Pityriasis lichenoides chronica

An inflammatory process caused by the acarus Sarcoptes scabiei and consisting of papules, papulovesicles, papulopustules, and vesicles, some arranged in linear or curvilinear tracks (burrows). Sometimes nodules are present, especially in the interdi…