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Langerhans cell histiocytosis-a case report

Langerhans cell histiocytosis-a case report

…esents with a broad spectrum of manifestations, varying from solitary lesions to disseminated, multisystem, life-threatening disease. Previous to the unifying concept advanced by Jaffe and Lichtenstein in 1944, some clinical syndromes had been…

Murphy MJ (ed). Molecular Diagnostics in Dermatology and Dermatopathology. New York: Springer Science + Business Media (Humana Press), 2011

Murphy MJ (ed). Molecular Diagnostics in Dermatology and Dermatopathology. New York: Springer Science + Business Media (Humana Press), 2011

…ic value. This enables physicians to integrate different aspects into a meaningful diagnostic procedure that may differ from disease to disease. For example, demonstration of monocloncal integration of HTLV-I proviral DNA in tumor cells is important…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Pityriasis rubra pilaris

…s Besnier E. Du pityriasis rubra pilaire. Ann Dermatol Syphilol 1889;10:253-87. Clayton BD, Jorizzo JL, Hitchcock MG, et al. Adult pityriasis rubra pilaris: a 10-year case series. J Am Acad Dermatol 1997;36(6 Pt 1):959-64. Devergie A. Pityriasis…

Pre-emptive diagnosis of a case of scabies by dermatopathology

Pre-emptive diagnosis of a case of scabies by dermatopathology

…nsmission of fertilised female mites by direct skin contact [1]. A typical infestation involves a stable population of 15-20 adult female mites, which burrow in the stratum corneum where they deposit eggs and faeces [2]. The clinical symptoms of an…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Precursor Lesions of Melanoma?

…variegated in color, and occur on both exposed and nonexposed skin. In addition, these lesions continue to appear throughout adult life, even into the sixth and seventh decades. The histologic picture of atypical melanocytic hyperplasia, dense…

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…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…on neuroma and supernumerary digit, acquired digital fibrokeratoma 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…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Erythema multiforme

…and Lyell catalogued two unrelated diseases under the lone heading of “toxic epidermal necrolysis”; one of those diseases is an analogue in adults of Stevens-Johnson syndrome, i.e., severe widespread erythema multiforme, and the other is…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Eosinophilic folliculitis

…panese literature. Arch Dermatol 1985;121:917–20. Tang MB, Tan E, Chua SH. Eosinophilic pustular folliculitis (Ofuji’s disease) in Singapore: A review of 23 adult cases. Australas J Dermatol 2003;44:44–47. Teraki Y, Konohana I, Shiohara T,…