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Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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Both angiolymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia and angiosarcoma are processes pathologic that involve endothelium-lined blood vessels. Whereas angiolymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia is a vascular malformation that comes into being by virtue o…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Algorithms Predicated on “Nonspecific” Findings

…characterized mostly by karyolysis and cytoplasm typified by eosinophilia across a front of at least several millimeters. Click image to enlarge. + Lymphocytes and vacuolar alteration along the dermoepidermal interface, and a perivascular and inters…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Wegener’s Granulomatosis?

…tis and c-ANCA, whereas the latter is affiliated with asthma, eosinophilia, and p-ANCA. In short, they claim that both Wegener’s granulomatosis and Churg-Strauss granulomatosis are expressions of systemic leukocytoclastic vasculitis. Although t…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Errors and Reasons

…for a variety of conditions of unknown cause typified by hypereosinophilia and infiltrates of eosinophils in tissue; one day, each of those conditions will be identified with precision for what it is and when that happens, the so-called hypereosinoph…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…vascular changes like those of angiolymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia noted in a lesion of Kimura’s disease. As a rule, the findings in Kimura’s disease are like those shown here, from which it may be concluded that Kimura’s di…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Subcutaneous Fat: Panniculitis

…anniculus adiposa, sometimes the fascia, e.g., fasciitis with eosinophilia, and, rarely, even bone, e.g., facial hemiatrophy, which is a variant of linear scleroderma. Stereotypical of those inflammatory diseases that catch up the subcutaneous fat, a…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Lichen sclerosus et atrophicus vs. Superficial morphea

A disease manifested chiefly in the skin by vesicles and bullae that appear on sites of trauma, especially the face and dorsa of the hands, often in conjunction with macular hyperpigmentation and hypertrichosis of a face and sclerodermoid changes on…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…d Pierini is “burned out” morphea; fasciitis with eosinophilia (eosinophilic fasciitis, Shulman’s syndrome) and tryptophane (eosinophilia) myalgia syndrome are both morphea profunda, i.e., morphea that involves the subcutis, sometim…