Search Results for: erysipelas

Metastatic papillary thyroid carcinoma to the nose mimicking basal cell carcinoma: report and review of cutaneous metastases of papillary thyroid cancer

Metastatic papillary thyroid carcinoma to the nose mimicking basal cell carcinoma: report and review of cutaneous metastases of papillary thyroid cancer

…e lesions can present as patches, plaques, papules or nodules. They can mimic other conditions such as alopecia, infections (erysipelas and paronychia), benign cysts (epidermoid or pilar), pyogenic granuloma and cutaneous malignant neoplasms (basal…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Metastatic carcinoma from a breast vs. Morpheiform basal-cell carcinoma

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…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Crohn’s disease

…agnosis clinical Sarcoidosis favors the face and extremities, and individual lesions of it are papules that ulcerate rarely. Erysipelas develops rapidly, has a border marked by pseudopods and is associated with fever. Angioedema develops quickly and…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans

…chronica atrophicans. Lesions of lichen sclerosus et atrophicus hardly ever are confined to the distal part of extremities. Erysipelas is warmer than the adjacent skin and painful, too. Findings histopathologic Early Sparse superficial perivascular…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Leukocytoclastic vasculitis

…disparate as allergic contact dermatitis, dermatophytosis, responses to assaults by arthropods, Mucha-Habermann disease, and erysipelas, may be either intraepidermal, subepidermal, or both together in the same section of tissue. Subepidermal…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

"Folliculitis" (Infundibulitis)

…b A, Cambazard F, Bernard P, Vaillant L. [Bacterial and fungal cutaneous/mucous infections. Impetigo, folliculitis/furuncle, erysipelas] Ann Dermatol Venereol 2002;129(10 Suppl):S47-52. Tardio ML, Fasano D, Marucci G, Collina G. [Hyperkeratosis…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…present itself in four different clinical forms as follows: Inflammatory: red, edematous, and indurated (similar to that in erysipelas) because of obstruction of lymphatics by the neoplastic cells Telangiectatic: purple papules, nodules, and…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Hypodermitis sclerodermiformis

…ated plaque develops over the medial aspect of the calf especially and may be misinterpreted clinically as thrombophlebitis, erysipelas, or panniculitis, such as that of erythema nodosum or erythema induratum. As the disease progresses, fibrosis…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Borreliosis (erythema migrans)

…of a blister. Sweet’s syndrome is made up of edematous plaques that do not tend to “clear” in the center. Erysipelas does not show “clearing” in the center of the lesion and, moreover, it is warm, vis-à-vis the…