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Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…focal acantholytic dyskeratosis (which is like Darier’s disease histopathologically, but not clinically or biologically), cornoid lamellation (which usually is taken to be a histopathologic sign of porokeratosis), and seborrheic keratosis-like…

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

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…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…

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

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…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…