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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…pemphigus foliaceus, pemphigus erythematosus, and fogo selvagem, and from staphylococcal scalded-skin syndrome. Acantholytic cells can be seen atop the base of the blister, to wit, the uppermost part of the spinous zone. If bacteria are demonstrated…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Hailey-Hailey disease

…bsp; Cooley JE, Briggaman RA, Cronce DJ, Banes AJ, O”Keefe EJ. Hailey-Hailey disease keratinocytes: Normal assembly of cellcell junctions in vitro. J Invest Dermatol 1996;107:877-81. Dhitavat J, Fairclough RJ, Hovnanian A, Burge SM. Calcium…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Lymphocytic Infiltration of Jessner?

…pression of discoid lupus erythematosus when the reticular dermis houses formidable mucin, but neither eosinophils or plasma cells. In our view, lymphocytic infiltration of Jessner and Kanof simply is tumid lupus erythematosus. “Although many…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Malignant Spitz Nevus?

…ns of melanocytes. Every “metastasizing Spitz nevus” is a melanoma misdiagnosed as a Spitz nevus. “Spindle cell and epithelioid cell nevi with atypia and metastasis (malignant Spitz nevus) . . . At the Armed Forces Institute of…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Pernio, Perniosis, Lupus Pernio, Chilblain, and Chilblain Lupus?

…disease. In the other 21 patients, the clinical presentations prompted further studies in 12, which showed a positive antinuclear antibody (ANA) in 10. A diagnosis of idiopathic perniosis (IP) was rendered in all 21 of these patients including…