Search Results for: dermatitis herpetiformis-like drug eruption

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Blister secondary to hypoxemia and local pressure

…ombination of hypoxemia, consequent usually to the effects of drugs on the central nervous system, and of sustained pressure exerted on the skin. Factors responsible for the former, in addition to overdosage of certain drugs (e.g., barbiturates), are…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Bullous pemphigoid

…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 subepidermal spaces across the front of an urticarial lesion or at the…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Epidermolysis bullosa simplex

…, epidermolysis bullosa simplex localisata, recurrent bullous eruption of the hands and feet, epidermolysis bullosa manum et pedum aestivalis) Dowling-Meara type (epidermolysis bullosa simplex herpetiformis) Ogna type The types usually listed under t…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

An itchy rash in a young Caucasian woman

…, 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]. Clinicopathologic correlation is the…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Dermoepithelial Interface

…ng 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, to…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Urticarial Vasculitis?

…“bites,” bullous pemphigoid, herpes gestationis, dermatitis herpetiformis, and allergic contact dermatitis. Although urticarial papules are common to all of those disorders, each of them can be recognized for what it is, not only by payi…

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 associ…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

European dermatology: great past-no future?

…-they were simply not welcome in “real” medicine, like internal medicine or surgery. We still bear some of this basic mistrust, and we bare our teeth when we see our dominance over melanoma, lymphoma, autoimmune diseases and many other di…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

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

…d with the formation of nail alterations. However, only a few drugs are regularly responsible for toxic effects on the nail matrix, the nail bed or the periungual skin [23]. These drugs predominantly include retinoids and chemotherapeutics like docet…