Search Results for: dermatitis herpetiformis-like drug eruption

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…

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…

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…

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

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….

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Erythema nodosum

…in erythema nodosum. So-called erythema nodosum gravidarum merely is erythema nodosum in someone pregnant, just as impetigo herpetiformis is simply pustular psoriasis in a person who happens to be pregnant. So-called erythema nodosum leperosum has…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…

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,…

European dermatology: great past-no future?

European dermatology: great past-no future?

…zing in allergy has calculated that all the dermatology centers in Austria together could not possibly handle the testing of drug allergy patients, even if freed from all other clinical work, if the guidelines for drug testing were strictly…

Sperling LC, Cowper SE, Knopp EA. An Atlas of Hair Pathology with Clinical Correlations. Second edition. New York & London: Informa Healthcare, 2012

Sperling LC, Cowper SE, Knopp EA. An Atlas of Hair Pathology with Clinical Correlations. Second edition. New York & London: Informa Healthcare, 2012

…n a chapter covering other findings from scalp biopsies for alopecia, such as alopecia neoplastica, angiosarcoma, seborrheic dermatitis, etc. should the authors feel the need for such a chapter. I also noticed that the authors now include…