Search Results for: candidiasis

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Histiocytosis X

…Christian disease) on genital skin misdiagnosed clinically as candidiasis: Denominators in common: Papules set close are covered by crusts and associated often with erosions and ulcers. Features differentiating: Histiocytosis X on genital skin differ…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases


…eveloped in a patient who was severely immunosuppressed. In that circumstance, organisms such as those of candidiasis proliferate with abandon. Vasculitis, as evidenced by thrombi in venules in the upper part of the dermis, often is attendant….

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Tinea versicolor

…t-weave configuration. Differential diagnosis histopathologic Candidiasis is typified by longer and thinner pseudohyphae and larger spores. Dermatophytosis is characterized by longer, thinner hyphae. Laboratory confirmation Potassium hydroxide prepar…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Pityrosporum Folliculitis and Demodectic Folliculitis?

….” Klenk AS, Martin AG, Heffernan MP. Yeast infections: candidiasis, pityriasis (tinea) versicolor. In: Freedberg IM, Eisen AZ, Wolff K, et al., eds. Fitzpatrick’s Dermatology in General Medicine, 6th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2003:2015….

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Acrodermatitis enteropathica

…c acidemia, and biotin deficiency may show changes identical. Candidiasis presents itself as intensely red patches and pustules accompanied by satellite lesions in intertriginous regions especially; lesions tend to become macerated. Seborrheic dermat…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology


…may present a problem of differential diagnosis clinically is candidiasis, but there the cornified layer teems with hyphae. The importance of making a definite diagnosis of leukoplakia is that a neglected lesion may progress to become large enough an…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Leukokeratosis vs. Leukoplakia

An inflammatory disease caused by the yeast Candida albicans and manifested clinically as erythematous papules and pustules that may become confluent to form plaques in the case of the former and erosions in the case of the latter. The nail unit may…