Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Eosinophilic folliculitis

Eosinophilic folliculitis Synonyms Sterile eosinophilic pustulosis Eosinophilic pustular dermatosis Circinate eosinophilic dermatosis Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Infants of both sexes, restricted usually to the scalp; young adults, especi…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Perforating folliculitis vs. Elastosis perforans serpiginosa

…nd pseudoinfundibulitis are referred to universally as “folliculitis” and “pseudofolliculitis,” but those latter designations are wrong, and, therefore, misleading; the process under consideration involve infundibular epidermi…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

"Perforating folliculitis" of chronic renal disease

“Perforating folliculitis” of chronic renal disease Comment This condition, essentially a suppurative infundibulitis, is vexing to patients practically and to physicians conceptually. It is troubling to patients because the suppurative i…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

"Folliculitis" (Infundibulitis)

…nd pseudoinfundibulitis are referred to universally as “folliculitis” and “pseudofolliculitis,” but those latter designations are wrong, and, therefore, misleading; the process under consideration involve infundibular epidermi…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Eosinophilic folliculitis

…nd pseudoinfundibulitis are referred to universally as “folliculitis” and “pseudofolliculitis,” but those latter designations are wrong, and, therefore, misleading; the process under consideration involve infundibular epidermi…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Pyoderma Gangrenosum

An inflammatory process that often begins as a suppurative folliculitis manifested clinically as pustules. It rapidly extends to become ulcers marked at their periphery by boggy tissue. The skin disease is associated commonly with inflammatory bowel…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Acne Vulgaris: Treatment

Treatment Mild to moderate acne First-line therapy (comedonal acne only): topical retinoid First-line therapy (mild inflammatory acne): topical retinoid alone, topical retinoid + topical antimicrobial Topical retinoids are considered first…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Perforating Diseases?

…sm. These include perforating granuloma annulare, perforating folliculitis, elastosis perforans serpiginosa and reactive perforating collagenosis.” Mehregan A. Perforating dermatoses: a clinicopathologic review. Int J Dermatol 1977;16:1927. &…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Identification of Basic Patterns: Skin: Pustular Dermatitis

…pustule positioned in an infundibulum (Fig. 5.310) as “folliculitis” when the infundibulum is epidermal, not follicular, the follicle being continuous with the infundibulum and consisting of isthmus, stem, and bulb. In the first two edit…