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Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Eosinophilic Cellulitis (Wells’ Syndrome)?

…it is not phlegmonous inflammation (it is not made up mostly of neutrophils scattered interstitially). Even if it were truly cellulitis, no cellulitis is really eosinophilic, although some lesions of cellulitis may contain eosinophils. It is not a…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Linear IgA Bullous Dermatosis: Clinical Case

Clinical Case Initial evaluation A 55-year-old female is admitted to the hospital for refractory lower extremity cellulitis and started on intravenous vancomycin One week after the initiation of the medication, the patient notes pruritus and a few…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Follicular Occlusion Triad?

…id to consist of acne conglobata, hidradenitis suppurativa, and perifolliculitis capitis abscedens et suffodiens (dissecting cellulitis of the scalp). Those three inflammatory conditions are claimed to be centered about hair follicles, but, in…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Follicular Degeneration Syndrome?

…scendens et suffodiens) was noted in one patient. This association may be more than coincidental. In both FDS and dissecting cellulitis, black patients predominate. Lesions are most concentrated on the crown of the scalp in both conditions. The…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Erysipelas

…ted in the upper part of the dermis and in the epidermis account for the purpura and for the hemorrhagic aspect of blisters. Cellulitis is the stereotype of phlegmonous inflammation, a response characterized by a sparse, but diffuse, infiltration by…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Arthropod assaults

…th eosinophilia. Trans St. John’s Hosp Dermatol Soc 1971;57:46-56. Ferreli C, Pinna AL, Atzori L, Aste N. Eosinophilic cellulitis (Wells’ syndrome): A new case description. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 1999;13:41-45. Newton JA, Greaves…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Errors and Reasons

…ivascular infiltrate of inflammatory cells the more marked will be the enlargement of endothelial cells. Error: Eosinophilic cellulitis, eosinophilic fasciitis, eosinophilic folliculitis, eosinophilic panniculitis, and eosinophilic spongiosis…