Search Results for: dermatomyositis

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Chondrodermatitis Nodularis Helicis?

…an 8-year-old child who suffered from dermatomyositis. We report another child with juvenile CNH who was not afflicted with dermatomyositis or other systemic disorders. The clinical and histologic evaluations demonstrated CNH on the helix of the…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Lupus erythematosus

…A thickened epidermal basement membrane is a clue to subacute/chronic discoid lupus erythematosus, but may be noted also in dermatomyositis. In the differentiation of classic discoid lupus erythematosus from dermatomyositis, a moderately dense and…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Algorithms Predicated on “Nonspecific” Findings

…rface, thin epidermis focally, and a sparse superficial perivascular infiltrate of lymphocytes = Discoid lupus erythematosus/Dermatomyositis + Smudged appearance of the dermoepidermal interface, thin epidermis focally, and a moderately dense…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Discoid Lupus Erythematosus versus Systemic Lupus Erythematosus? II

…be contrasted with dermatomyositis, systemic sclerosis, and Sj?gren’s syndrome, but not with skin diseases like poikilodermatomyositis, morphea, or discoid lupus erythematosus. Just as dermatomyositis is a disease systemic with manifestations…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Bibliography

…opathology of Gottron’s papules. J Cutan Pathol 1985;12:389-94. Janis JF, Winkelmann RK. Histopathology of the skin in dermatomyositis. A histopathologic study of 55 cases. Arch Dermatol 1968;97:640-50. McCollough ML, Cockerell CJ….

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Endothelial Swelling?

…ecent halo nevus. J Am Acad Dermatol 1981;4(5):537–40. “Skin biopsies from patients with scleroderma and juvenile dermatomyositis share many histologic features. Characteristics common to both diseases are particularly evident in the…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Scleroderma?

…amylase and lipase responsible for it are released consequent to pancreatitis or pancreatic carcinoma. Lesions of childhood dermatomyositis unassociated with malignant neoplasia and those of adult dermatomyositis secondary to the effects of a…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Applicable Terms

…circumstances, such as a perceptibly thickened basement membrane there, an evidence of either discoid lupus erythematosus or dermatomyositis. DYSKERATOSIS [Gk. dis– (abnormal) + keratos (horn) + –osis (condition)]: Cornification…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…n of lymphocytic recovery” (which is indistinguishable from it) and a manifestation of discoid lupus erythematosus and dermatomyositis. Distinction of graft-versus-host disease from the latter two diseases is accomplished by noting absence of…