Search Results for: cellulitis

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Alopecia: Key Points

…ling Neutrophilic scarring alopecia Due to scalp inflammation Types: tufted folliculitis, folliculitis decalvans, dissecting cellulitis of the scalp, dermatophytic folliculitis Scalp inflammation by either neutrophils results in scarring and…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Sweet’s Syndrome (Acute Febrile Neutrophil Dermatosis): Key Points

…painful, erythematous nodules are the characteristic skin lesion that marks Sweet’s syndrome. Skin lesions may be bullous or cellulitis-like (pseudocellulitic) in appearance. Skin lesions of Sweet’s syndrome are often accompanied by signs of…

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…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Erysipelas

An inflammatory process caused by one of several bacteria, especially Streptococcus pyogenes, and manifested clinically as erythematous patches and erythematous edematous plaques with scalloped outlines upon which vesicles and bullae, some of them…

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…