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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Subcutaneous Fat: Panniculitis

…nse of sequence chronological of a particular process, i.e., the life of lesions; and (5) because infection by Mycobacterium tuberculosis is much less common than it was in the 19th century, no authentic judgment can be made about the validity of a…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…Rosacea, lupus miliaris disseminatus faciei In times past, this manifestation of rosacea was interpreted as an expression of tuberculosis and was given designations like rosacea-like tuberculid, lupus miliaris disseminatus faciei, and acnitis. In…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Nodular vasculitis

…imply to be nodular vasculitis brought about in response to tubercle bacilli present in another organ. In former times, when tuberculosis was rife, that condition, then termed “erythema induratum” and now “nodular…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Cells That Mediate Inflammation (Inflammatory Cells)

…operative maximally. Mycobacterium tuberculosis typically elicits that distinctive pattern of granulomatous inflammation in tuberculosis. Attempts by host defenses to destroy mycobacteria lead to mobilization and predominance eventually of…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Leprosy

…to-like structures that riddle organs infected by Mycobacterium tuberculosis. The equivalent histopathologic of tubercles in tuberculosis is collections of histiocytes with plump oval nuclei and abundant pale-pink cytoplasm. Because those…

Predicting outcome: a fourfold delusion!

Predicting outcome: a fourfold delusion!

…present disease. For example the identification of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in sputum implies a certainty: the patient has tuberculosis. All to the contrary, prognosis is a statistical computation of what might occur in the future. By its very…

Murphy MJ (ed). Molecular Diagnostics in Dermatology and Dermatopathology. New York: Springer Science + Business Media (Humana Press), 2011

Murphy MJ (ed). Molecular Diagnostics in Dermatology and Dermatopathology. New York: Springer Science + Business Media (Humana Press), 2011

…and acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans in the case of borreliosis and lupus vulgaris and erythema induratum in the case of tuberculosis? Obviously, these are questions of great importance for the management of patients, but physicians will not…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Applicable Terms

…of any pathologic process that causes loss of parenchyma, as occurs in long-standing inflammatory processes such as caseous tuberculosis and gummatous syphilis or in the case of sudden, acute inflammatory change like that evoked by…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Lupus vulgaris

…ateral. Lupus vulgaris results from the following sequence of events: tubercle bacilli, having been inhaled, cause pulmonary tuberculosis in one or both lungs; bacilli travel by blood vessels to the skin of the face where they are deposited in the…