Search Results for: dermatomyositis

Acute onset of a severe rash on the face and dorsal hands

Acute onset of a severe rash on the face and dorsal hands

…E rashes basically occur on the face or upper extremities. It is necessary to differentiate photosensitive lupus rash from a dermatomyositis rash. In lupus erythematosus the interphalangeal spaces are affected, but in dermatomyositis the…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Colors Stereotypical for Diseases Specific?

…bright red (e.g., psoriasis), tan-red (e.g., pityriasis rosea), orange-red (e.g., pityriasis rubra pilaris), blue-red (e.g., dermatomyositis), or brown-red (e.g., erythroderma of Sezary’s syndrome).” Lynch PJ. Principles of diagnosis….

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Scar

…rought into being by very different causes, for example, a fingernail or an acid for a scar, and the inflammatory process of dermatomyositis (poikilodermatomyositis) and the lymphomatous process of mycosis fungoides (poikiloderma vasculare…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Study By Disease

…fibrosarcoma protuberans (Quiz #724) Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (Quiz #884) Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (Quiz #885) Dermatomyositis (Quiz #252) Dermatophytosis (Quiz #119) Dermatophytosis (Quiz #701) Dermatophytosis, pustular (Quiz #178)…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Lichen planus vs. Lichenoid discoid lupus erythematosus

An inflammatory disease of children and adults that tends to involve skin and skeletal muscle mostly, the findings in the skin being patches with the color of heliotrope, especially in the periocular region. The disease manifests itself as…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Scleromyxedema

…Derm Venereol 1956;36:37–71. Launay D, Hatron PY, Delaporte E, et al. Scleromyxedema (lichen myxedematosus) associated with dermatomyositis. Br J Dermatol 2001;144(2):359–62. Lorincz AL, Lynfield Y. Lichen fibromucinoidosis (lichen myxedematosus)….

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Lupus profundus vs. Morphea profundus

An inflammatory disease of children and adults that tends to involve skin and skeletal muscle mostly, the findings in the skin being patches with the color of heliotrope, especially in the periocular region. The disease manifests itself as…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Porphyria cutanea tarda

…se for the markedly thickened basement membrane that characterizes well-developed lesions of discoid lupus erythematosus and dermatomyositis. In addition to duplication of basal lamina, the homogeneous eosinophilic rims of porphyria cutanea tarda…