Search Results for: still disease, adult-onset

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Churg-Strauss Granuloma and Allergic Granulomatosis?

…nt [with Churg-Strauss granulomas] had clinical features limited to the skin. The other 26 had vasculitis, connective tissue disease, lymphoproliferative disease, and a miscellaneous category of inflammatory diseases in which immunologic findings…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Discoid Lupus Erythematosus versus Systemic Lupus Erythematosus? II

…ical of lesions of discoid lupus erythematosus will not permit a decision to be reached about whether a patient has internal disease (although bullous lupus erythematosus is invariably an expression of overt disease systemic). In fashion analogous,…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Halo Phenomenon?

…ined as a nevomelanocytic nevus surrounded by a halo of depigmentation. This phenomenon often (but not always) indicates the onset of involution and subsequent regression of the central nevus. Other names for this phenomenon include leukoderma…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Eruptive Vellus Hair Cyst?

…ellus hair cysts (EVHC) are conditions characterized by numerous cutaneous cysts with a clinical resemblance, such as age of onset, location, appearance of the lesions and mode of inheritance, but with distinctive histologic features.” Patrizi…

Longterm digital monitoring in the diagnosis and management of congenital nevi of the nail apparatus showing pseudo-Hutchinson’s sign

Longterm digital monitoring in the diagnosis and management of congenital nevi of the nail apparatus showing pseudo-Hutchinson’s sign

…as congenital nevus, Laugier-Hunziker-Baran syndrome, subungual hematoma, and nonmelanoma skin cancer such as Bowen’s disease, or in the pigmentation observable through the translucent nailfolds [3]. Ronger et al. described the minute…

Clinical Case Studies

Nevus of Ota

…s that failed to completely migrate from the neural crest to the epidermis during the embryonic stage.2 The two peak ages of onset are during early infancy and adolescence; this may indicate a hormonal factor in etiology.2 HISTOLOGY Because the…

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,…

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…

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…