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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…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Erythema nodosum

…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 pretibial and lat…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…es 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: Strikingly…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…not a folliculitis, but an infundibulitis. 10.27.3A: Pustular dermatitis, infundibular, mixed-cell + 10.27.3B: Eosinophils predominate over neutrophils = Eosinophilic pustular folliculitis So-called eosinophilic pustular folliculitis likely is a supp…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy

…tends to be slight and does not eventuate in vesiculation, unlike the situation in some responses to the assault of arthropods. The differential diagnosis of pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy also includes a drug eruption of one t…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Leprosy

…f lymphocytes that spare cutaneous nerves. Polymorphous light eruption differs from indeterminate leprosy by the presence, often, of notable edema in the papillary dermis. The tumid variant of discoid lupus erythematosus differs from indeterminate le…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Introduction

…among a discrete number of possibilities, for example, among dermatitis herpetiformis, linear IgA dermatosis, and bullous lupus erythematosus. In those situations, direct immunofluorescence can be invaluable in arriving at the single, correct diagno…