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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…n of lymphocytic recovery” (which is indistinguishable from it) and a manifestation of discoid lupus erythematosus and dermatomyositis. Distinction of graft-versus-host disease from the latter two diseases is accomplished by noting absence of…

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…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…be difficult, even impossible, to differentiate histopathologically between some lesions of discoid lupus erythematosus and dermatomyositis, both of which may sport a thickened epidermal basement membrane. Polymorphous light eruption is…

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…

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…

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…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…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)…

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)….

Nab-paclitaxel-associated photosensitivity: report in a woman with non-small lung cancer and review of taxane-related photodermatoses

Nab-paclitaxel-associated photosensitivity: report in a woman with non-small lung cancer and review of taxane-related photodermatoses

…f nab-paclitaxel. Biopsies revealed an interface dermatitis and laboratory studies were negative for lupus erythematosus and dermatomyositis. Her condition improved following topical corticosteroid cream application and strict avoidance of sunlight….