Search Results for: dermatitis herpetiformis-like drug eruption

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Urticarial reaction to an arthropod assault vs. Urtica

An inflammatory disease of genetic nature that begins with red macules that quickly become nonscaly papules that in turn become scaly papules and plaques. If the process becomes widespread, an erythroderma results, and if it is accelerated,…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Blister secondary to hypoxemia and local pressure

…beneath the epidermis, as is the case for most blisters that develop secondary to hypoxia and local pressure. Ingestion of a drug alone also cannot be responsible for the condition; lesions may appear in the absence of any intake of a drug. Comment…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Bullous pemphigoid

…ight spongiosis; those changes may be impossible to distinguish at times from some urticarial lesions of bullous pemphigoid. Dermatitis herpetiformis is diagnosed on the basis of collections of neutrophils at the tip of dermal papillae and in…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Epidermolysis bullosa simplex

…rficialis. Differential diagnosis clinical Bullous impetigo consists of blisters that, in time, become pustular and crusted. Dermatitis herpetiformis usually is confined to the extensor surface of extremities. Linear IgA dermatosis has a…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Acquired epidermolysis bullosa

…ny infundibular cysts that form in the process of re-epithelization beneath blisters. Differential diagnosis histopathologic Dermatitis herpetiformis and linear IgA dermatosis resemble closely the inflammatory type of acquired epidermolysis bullosa….

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Urticarial Vasculitis?

…es besides leukocytoclastic vasculitis, e.g., insect “bites,” bullous pemphigoid, herpes gestationis, dermatitis herpetiformis, and allergic contact dermatitis. Although urticarial papules are common to all of those disorders, each of…

An itchy rash in a young Caucasian woman

An itchy rash in a young Caucasian woman

…eticulated macules. Accordingly, the differential diagnosis includes such different diseases like acute lupus erythematosus, dermatitis herpetiformis, linear IgA disease or confluent and reticulated papillomatosis of Gougerot and Carteaud [3]….

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Dermoepithelial Interface

…of any of the components results in a variety of diseases, among them blistering disorders such as porphyria cutanea tarda, dermatitis herpetiformis, and bullous pemphigoid. Figure 1.71 A. Schematic representation of the dermoepidermal junction as…

When all you have is a dermatoscope—start looking at the nails

When all you have is a dermatoscope—start looking at the nails

…population is affected. Interestingly, the thumb, followed by the great toe and the index are involved most frequently [6]. Drug-induced melanocytic activation A range of drugs has been associated with the formation of nail alterations. However,…

Author Guidelines

Author Guidelines

…generic name is not yet available. In that case, supply the chemical 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…