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Epidermal multinucleated giant cells are not always a histopathologic clue to a herpes virus infection: multinucleated epithelial giant cells in the epidermis of lesional skin biopsies from patients with acantholytic dermatoses can histologically mimic a herpes virus infection

Epidermal multinucleated giant cells are not always a histopathologic clue to a herpes virus infection: multinucleated epithelial giant cells in the epidermis of lesional skin biopsies from patients with acantholytic dermatoses can histologically mimic a herpes virus infection

…matoxylin and eosin stained sections can be misleading. References 1. Cohen PR. Tests for detecting herpes simplex virus and varicella-zoster virus infections. Dermatol Clin. 1994;12:51-68. 2. Huff JC, Krueger GC, Overall JC Jr, Copeland J, Spruance…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…bilicated vesicles grouped on a red base. An individual vesicle of herpes simplex is indistinguishable from one of zoster or varicella, but the three diseases can be differentiated clinically from one another by virtue of distribution of vesicles….

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…specific for Degos” disease, appearing as they do not uncommonly in such disparate conditions as atrophie blanche and varicella; moreover, Degos” disease is not specific unto itself, but rather is a pattern morphologic, the most common…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…more firmly distended than an intraepidermal vesicle is violated often, as evidenced by tense vesicles that are standard in varicella, miliaria crsytallina, and an “id” reaction. Moreover, a subepidermal blister may be flaccid, as in…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Farmyard pox

…differentiated from infections by Parapoxvirus (farmyard pox) by methods electron microscopic and virologic. Herpes simplex, varicella, and zoster are characterized by marked ballooning, reticular alteration, and intraepidermal vesicles, but those…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…al of infection by herpesvirus illustrated are the same regardless of whether a lesion is that of herpes simplex, zoster, or varicella. 10.47.6A: Vesicular dermatitis, intraepidermal and subepidermal + 10.47.6B: Numerous ghosts of acantholytic…

The importance of early diagnosis and treatment of kaposiform hemangioendothelioma complicated by Kasabach-Merritt phenomenon

The importance of early diagnosis and treatment of kaposiform hemangioendothelioma complicated by Kasabach-Merritt phenomenon

…ent of Reye syndrome, but the current recommendation is to discontinue the use of aspirin only during suspected influenza or varicella infections [15]. References 1. Zukerberg LR, Nickoloff BJ, Weiss SW. Kaposiform hemangioendothelioma of infancy…