Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Superficial Fungal Infections: References

References Shear NH (2008) Review: oral antifungal therapy has low risk for adverse events in superficial dermatophytosis and onychomycosis. ACP J Club 148(1):14. Gupta AK, Cooper EA, Bowen JE (2008) Meta-analysis: griseofulvin efficacy in the treat…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Behçet’s Disease

…topathologic Erythema nodosum is a granulomatous and fibrosing septal panniculitis, in contrast to the panniculitis of Behçet”s disease which, although septal mostly, is not granulomatous. Leukocytoclastic vasculitis also is characterized by nu…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Mammary and Extramammary Paget’s Disease?

…the extramammary type remains controversial.” Weedon D, Strutton G. Skin Pathology. 2nd ed. New York: Churchill-Livingstone, 2002. Mammary and extramammary Paget’s disease are rare intraepidermal adenocarcinomas with simialr clincial f…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Angiolymphoid Hyperplasia with Eosinophilia/Kimura’s Disease?

…perplasia with eosinophilia is a rare benign vasoproliferative disease of unknown cause, which can present as tumour-like nodules in the head and neck. We treated a patient who showed some of the features of Kimura disease (KD), which is an important…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Darier’s disease and simulators of it

Darier’s disease and simulators of it Synonyms Darier-White disease Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Onset in childhood or adolescence in both sexes Distribution of lesions Symmetrical and widespread, favoring the neck, shoulders, upper…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Hailey-Hailey disease

…o the suprabasal region, infundibular epidermis and epithelial structures of adnexa are involved by the process, acantholytic cells do not cornify, and there are no scale-crusts as a rule. Grover’s disease exhibits acantholytic dyskeratotic cel…