Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Dermoepithelial Interface

…ong them blistering disorders such as porphyria cutanea tarda, dermatitis herpetiformis, and bullous pemphigoid. Figure 1.71 A. Schematic representation of the dermoepidermal junction as visualized by electron microscopy. Within a basal keratocyte…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Acquired epidermolysis bullosa

…tion beneath blisters. Differential diagnosis histopathologic Dermatitis herpetiformis and linear IgA dermatosis resemble closely the inflammatory type of acquired epidermolysis bullosa. Lupus erythematosus in an early stage of that process is assoc…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Instructions for Authors

…hemical name and a figure giving the chemical structure of the drug. Capitalize the trade names of drugs and place them in parentheses after the generic names. To comply with trademark law, include the name and location (city and state in USA; city a…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Lymphocytoma cutis

…t of tattoos Simulators of T-cell lymphoma, e.g., Lymphomatoid drug eruption
Lymphomatoid contact dermatitis
Lichenoid purpura of Gougerot and Blum
Various inflammatory diseases episodically, as dissimilar as psoriasis and dermatophytosis Findings h…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Erythema nodosum

Erythema nodosum Synonyms Erythema contusiforme Erythema contusiformis Dermatitis contusiformis Erythema nouesux Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Young adults, especially women Distribution of lesions Bilateral and symmetrical over the pretibi…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Images

…tes in diseases that erupt, such as erythema multiforme, fixed drug eruption, and Mucha-Habermann disease, are situated in the lower part of the epidermis. 10.53.3A: Vesicular dermatitis, intraepidermal, ballooned and spongiotic + 10.53.3B:…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Leprosy

Leprosy Synonyms Hansen’s disease Lepra Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Young adults of both sexes who live in endemic areas Distribution of lesions Localized in indeterminate and tuberculoid types; widespread and symmetrical in lepro…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Images

…of eosinophils. 10.27.2A: Perivascular and interstitial dermatitis + 10.27.2B: Lymphocytes and eosinophils in and around an infundibulosebaceous unit, and scattered among bundles of collagen = Papular dermatitis of HIV The changes pictured…