Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Grover’s disease

…may be indistinguishable, too, from one of true Darier’s disease, but ancillary findings nearly always enable specific diagnosis of Grover’s disease to be made. Darier’s disease may display no notable infiltrates of lymphocytes in…

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

Hailey-Hailey disease

…al miscues as clues to diagnosis histopathologic Hailey-Hailey disease misdiagnosed clinically as candidiasis: Denominators in common: Flaccid pustules and erosions that become confluent. Features differentiating: Hailey-Hailey disease differs clini…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Human papillomavirus-induced periungual pigmented Bowen’s disease

…rn is in keeping with the diagnosis of pigmented Bowen’s disease [1]. Figure 2. Dermatoscopic view. [Copyright: ¬©2012 Ramirez-Fort.] Histopathologic analysis of the lesion demonstrated a pigmented Bowen’s disease (Figure 3). There was…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Graft-versus-host disease/Eruption of lymphocyte recovery

…y be nearly identical with findings in acute graft-versus-host disease, and sclerodermatous changes of chronic graft-versus-host disease may be indistinguishable from those of scleroderma. Erythema multiforme usually has a normal granular and cornifi…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Study By Disease

…ic lymphocytic leukemia, B-cell type (Quiz #794) Bowen’s disease (superficial squamous-cell carcinoma of one type) (Quiz #762) Bowen’s disease (Quiz #21) Bowen’s disease (Quiz #686) Bowen’s disease (Quiz #687) Bullous pemphigo…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Mucha-Habermann disease

…r in both disorders.‚Ä®Features differentiating: Mucha-Habermann disease differs clinically from leukocytoclastic vasculitis by the presence of scales atop papules. Mucha-Habermann disease misdiagnosed clinically as lymphomatoid papulosis and vice vers…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Cat-scratch disease

…us dermatitis with extensive necrosis is a clue to cat-scratch disease. Formation of “stellate abscesses” in the dermis is a clue to cat-scratch disease. Laboratory confirmation Warthin-Starry stain reveals numerous black-staining bacill…