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From the Dermatologikum Hamburg: Quiz

From the Dermatologikum Hamburg: Quiz

…imiquimod, topical 5-fluorouracile to treat multiple actinic keratosis, gefitinib and radiotherapy for brain metastases, and zoster ophthalmicus [2,4-6]. In the patient presented here, one or more of the various attempts to treat actinic keratoses,…

Zosteriform cutaneous leishmaniasis diagnosed with the help of dermoscopy

Zosteriform cutaneous leishmaniasis diagnosed with the help of dermoscopy

…ht: ©2014 Ramot et al.] Discussion While several uncommon presentations of cutaneous leishmaniasis have been reported [3], a zosteriform presentation is especially rare, and has been described only anecdotally in the literature [3-6]. Our case posed…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Herpes simplex vs. Vaccinia

…and typified when fully developed by tense vesicles, herpes simplex consisting of grouped vesicles on an erythematous base, zoster being made up of vesicles, sometimes hemorrhagic ones, that course along a dermatome of an adult usually, and…

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

…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 SL. The…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Post-inflammatory pigmentary alteration

…to diagnosis of the original process, e.g., fixed drug eruption resolving as sharply circumscribed round pigmented patches, zoster as round pigmented macules in a band that follows the course of a dermatome, and pityriasis rosea as oval pigmented…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Errors and Reasons

…bermann disease are not necessarily indicative of vasculitis, as is evident, too, in other nonvasculitic conditions, such as zoster. Error: “Necrosis” of collagen, “necrosis” of the wall of small blood vessels, and…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Farmyard pox

…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 changes are…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Impetigo contagiosa

…ereas subepidermal blisters are tense. There are numerous exceptions to this maxim. For example, vesicles of herpes simplex, zoster, and varicella, as well as those of miliaria crystallina, dyshidrotic dermatitis, and hand-foot-and-mouth disease are…