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…

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…

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

…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…

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…