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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Bullous Pemphigoid: Clinical Case

…to a nursing home, wherein patient could have been exposed to scabies) Perform routine blood work in anticipation of initiating systemic immunosuppression Conduct age appropriate screening and ensure he is up to date with vaccinations; plan to closel…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Arthropod Assaults

Papules, nodules, vesicles, and sometimes bullae that develop in response to “bites” of arthropods, among the most common offenders being mosquitoes, bedbugs, and mites of scabies….

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Arthropod assaults

…eaction or individual “bites” remains unresolved. Scabies, infestation by the mite Sarcoptes scabiei, when acute, is typified clinically by a burrow, i.e., a tunnel, clinically sometimes slightly curved, in the stratum corneum with a vesi…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Images

…ts, such as by “bites” of insects and of mites of scabies, sometimes induce changes of small-vessel vasculitis as manifested by fibrin in the wall of venules, as shown here, thrombi in lumen of venules, or both of them together. 10.5.9A:…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

Nodular scabies and lymphomatoid papulosis have many attributes histopathologic in common. Both consist of infiltrates whose pattern is superficial and deep, perivascular, and interstitial, and whose population of cells may be mixed, i.e., small lym…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Algorithms Predicated on “Nonspecific” Findings

…alone or in combination, in a tunnel in the stratum corneum = Scabies + Intracytoplasmic amphophilic inclusions = Farmer”s pox (Milker”s nodules/orf) + Individual necrotic keratocytes, lymphocytes, and vacuolar alteration along the dermoe…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Study By Disease

…iz #263) Nodular vasculitis (Quiz #780) Norwegian (keratotic) scabies (Quiz #109) Nummular dermatitis (Quiz #60) Nummular dermatitis (Quiz #242) Nummular dermatitis (Quiz #289) Nummular dermatitis (Quiz #398) Nummular dermatitis (Quiz #401) Nummular…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Confusing Terms (to be Avoided Scrupulously)

…hat is called pseudolymphoma in one instance could be nodular scabies, in another circumstance an expression of borreliosis, and in a third the response to a bite of a tick. That being the case, an effort should be made earnestly, always, to avoid th…