Search Results for: dermatomyositis

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

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

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…

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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…

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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

Ground Substance

…ecognizable in routine sections as basophilic, finely granular, stringy material. Mucin is increased strikingly in the reticular dermis of several inflammatory diseases, chief among them being lupus erythematosus and dermatomyositis diffusely, and…

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Colors Stereotypical for Diseases Specific?

…bright red (e.g., psoriasis), tan-red (e.g., pityriasis rosea), orange-red (e.g., pityriasis rubra pilaris), blue-red (e.g., dermatomyositis), or brown-red (e.g., erythroderma of Sezary’s syndrome).” Lynch PJ. Principles of diagnosis….