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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…

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

Pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy

…he assault of arthropods. The differential diagnosis of pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy also includes a drug eruption of one type. Time was, not too many years ago, when it was claimed that there were no small number of…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Leprosy

…20;tubercle” deserves amplification. In classic pathology, tubercles referred to the gross appearance of small, potato-like structures that riddle organs infected by Mycobacterium tuberculosis. The equivalent histopathologic of tubercles in…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Images

…it. In contrast, the majority of individual necrotic keratocytes 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,…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Images

…f an infundibulum not seen in this section. These photographs illustrate that eosinophilic pustular folliculitis and papular eruption of HIV are different names for different appearances of the same suppurative infundibulitis. 10.27.6A: Perivascular…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Nerves

…from one another. Many inflammatory diseases of the skin are associated with itching; among the most notorious of these are dermatitis herpetiformis, Grover’s disease, and scabies. Scratching is thought to relieve itching by disturbing the…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Fixation of the Specimen

…lly worthwhile for diagnosis with specificity of vesiculobullous diseases, e.g., bullous pemphigoid, pemphigus vulgaris, and dermatitis herpetiformis. When diagnosis with precision of a vesiculobullous disease is the goal, a biopsy specimen for…