Search Results for: pemphigoid

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Cicatricial pemphigoid

…gn mucosal pemphigoid Ocular pemphigus Desquamative gingivitis Essential shrinkage of the conjunctiva Benign mucous membrane pemphigoid Scarring pemphigoid Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Seventh decade mostly, but the range of age is from…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Urticaria vs. Urticarial lesions of bullous pemphigoid

…arial papules and plaques accompanied by vesicles and bullae. 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…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Dermatitis herpetiformis vs. Bullous pemphigoid

…arial papules and plaques accompanied by vesicles and bullae. 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…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Cicatricial pemphigoid

…arial papules and plaques accompanied by vesicles and bullae. 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…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Bullous pemphigoid/Herpes gestationis

…arial papules and plaques accompanied by vesicles and bullae. 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…

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…

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…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Herpes gestationis

…rief, predominance of neutrophils in a subepidermal blistering disease does not exclude the possibility of its being bullous pemphigoid. In their presentations stereotypical, bullous pemphigoid and herpes gestationis are distinguished easily by…