Search Results for: still disease, adult-onset

Living with Rosacea

Living with Rosacea

…ted by a number of qualitative and quantitative studies using disease severity instruments such as the Dermatology Life Quality Index (DLQI) and Willingness-to-pay model (Patients, especially women, with rosacea indicate a strong desire or willingnes…

Erythema in Rosacea

Erythema in Rosacea

…nergic receptor agonist with vasoconstrictive properties with onset of action as quickly as 30 minutes, peak efficacy at 4-6 hours, and duration of effect for 12 hours.  In initial studies it was well tolerated and did not exhibit evidence of tachyph…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Gas gangrene

…al myonecrosis Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Usually adults of both sexes Distribution of lesions Localized to sites of deep wounds Individual lesions Dusky erythematous plaques and hemorrhagic bullae through which bubbles of gas percolate,…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Trichoadenoma vs. Microcystic adnexal carcinoma

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…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Erythema multiforme

…f fluids from skin unprotected by an epidermis. Lyell’s disease (toxic epidermal necrolysis) in adults is an expression fulminant of erythema multiforme, akin to Stevens-Johnson syndrome in children. Nikolsky’s sign can be elicited almost…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…oma is a solitary excrescence that arises from the skin of an adult near an interphalangeal joint of a finger. The projection may be elongated (polypoid) or domed (sessile), but always is keratotic. Other fibromas that have attributes histopathologic…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Eosinophilic folliculitis

…Infants of both sexes, restricted usually to the scalp; young adults, especially males, infected by HIV (eosinophilic pustular folliculitis of HIV), and some Japanese and Caucasians with no infection by HIV (Ofuji’s disease) Distribution of les…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Lichen striatus

…ypical Age and sex Mostly girls, but sometimes boys and young adults of both sexes Distribution of lesions Usually an extremity Arrangement of lesions Linear Individual lesions Papules, some of which may be scaly, that coalesce to form plaques Variat…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…attributes histopathologic of xanthogranulomas (childhood and adult) and the for reticulohistiocytic granuloma, a student could conclude that the two “granulomas” were separate and distinct from one another. On closer inspection and on re…