Search Results for: pemphigoid

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Dermatitis herpetiformis vs. Bullous pemphigoid

…Individual lesions are indistinguishable from those of bullous pemphigoid, clinically and histopathologically. Although the cause is not known, the mechanism is thought to be immunologic in response to antibodies to an antigen peculiar to pregnancy….

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Bullous pemphigoid/Herpes gestationis

…Individual lesions are indistinguishable from those of bullous pemphigoid, clinically and histopathologically. Although the cause is not known, the mechanism is thought to be immunologic in response to antibodies to an antigen peculiar to pregnancy….

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Cicatricial pemphigoid

…Individual lesions are indistinguishable from those of bullous pemphigoid, clinically and histopathologically. Although the cause is not known, the mechanism is thought to be immunologic in response to antibodies to an antigen peculiar to pregnancy….

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Pruritic Urticarial Papules and Plaques of Pregnancy

An inflammatory process in pregnant women near term that consists of urticarial papules and plaques, especially on the trunk and particularly in association with lesions of striae atrophicantes, the lesions disappearing shortly after parturition.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Preface

…ith dermatitis herpetiformis, herpes gestationis with bullous pemphigoid, and phototoxic dermatitis with photoallergic dermatitis. Furthermore, all kinds of benign proliferations of melanocytes, including so-called blue nevi, are incorporated in the…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Bullous Pemphigoid: Initial Evaluation

Initial Evaluation Differential Diagnosis Allergic contact dermatitis Arthropod assault Dermatitis herpetiformis Pemphigus foliaceus Pemphigus vulgaris Porphyria cutanea tarda Urticaria…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Impetigo: Initial evaluation

Initial evaluation Impetigo contagiosum Bullous lesions of impetigo Differential diagnosis Herpes simplex: May result in painful or burning, crusted grouped vesicles near the mouth or nares, often recurrent in the same location. Grouped (herpetiform…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Scabies: Initial Evaluation

Initial Evaluation Erythematous, crusted, excoriated papules, pustules, and vesicles. Linear burrows representing the path of the mite through the skin may also be seen. Wrists, interdigital web spaces, axilla, genitalia are typically affected sites…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Herpes gestationis

Herpes gestationis Synonyms Pemphigoid gestationis Dermatitis multiformis gestationis Gestational pemphigoid Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Women in the second trimester of pregnancy, but may develop at any stage of gestation Distribution of…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Acquired Epidermolysis Bullosa?

…pemphigus (histology and direct/indirect immunofluorescence), pemphigoid (histology and direct/indirect immunofluorescence), dermatitis herpetiformis (histology and direct/indirect immunofluorescence), and bullous drug dermatitis. Although Roenigk et…