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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

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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…

Proton pump inhibitor induced Sweet’s syndrome: report of acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis in a woman with recurrent breast cancer

Proton pump inhibitor induced Sweet’s syndrome: report of acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis in a woman with recurrent breast cancer

…rum chemistries, thyroid function tests, urinalysis were normal. Direct fluorescent antibody studies for herpes (simplex and varicella zoster) virus and urine culture were negative. Correlation of her clinical history, lesion morphology, biopsy…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Atopic dermatitis

…t is normal clinically. In short, what is called atopic dermatitis does not erupt (“break out”) in the manner of varicella, lichen planus, or psoriasis; it comes to be in response to pruritus by a person who is atopic (it is…

Acantholytic dyskeratotic acanthoma: case report and review of the literature

Acantholytic dyskeratotic acanthoma: case report and review of the literature

…sence multi-nucleated epidermal giant cells in acantholytic dyskeratotic acanthoma differentiates it from herpes simplex and varicella-zoster skin lesions [6]. Incidental acanthosis or dyskeratosis may be occasionally noted in an actinic keratosis,…