Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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The alopecias of discoid lupus erythematosus and of lichen planus share several findings histopathologic, among them being perivascular, peri-infundibular, and perifollicular infiltrates of lymphocytes, vacuolar alteration at the junction between in…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…and electrolytes is a serious complication, as it is in severe burns. Indeed, severe erythema multiforme should be managed like an extensive burn. Even with meticulous treatment and administration of large doses of corticosteroids systemically, morta…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Alopecia of discoid lupus erythematosus vs. Alopecia of lichen planus

An inflammatory process that represents the combined effects of a toxic substance applied topically or administered systemically in combination with the effects of ultraviolet light, the result being a caricature of sunburn. The lesions consist of e…