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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,…

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…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Acquired epidermolysis bullosa

…being reported on in children, as well as in adolescents and adults, all of whom are afflicted by a variety of diseases autoimmune and systemic of different kinds (e.g., inflammatory bowel diseases, lupus erythematosus, systemic amyloidosis, thyroid…

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…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…h sometimes is referred to imprecisely as the drug-induced or adult form of toxic epidermal necrolysis) because those two conditions have so many features in common. Both diseases are typified clinically by widespread reddish lesions, involvement of…

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…