Search Results for: erosion

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Hand-foot-and-mouth disease

…lways, by the time a patient seeks medical attention, only an erosion is residual. Intact blisters in the oral cavity, however, show the same changes as do those in the skin. That principle applies to virtually all diseases that affect both skin and…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

From the Dermatologikum Hamburg: Quiz

…all elderly women, who presented themselves with pustules and erosions on the scalp [1]. Lesions were not responsive to antibiotics but resolved on topical treatment with potent corticosteroids. Since 1979, a number of case reports and a few studies…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Images

…epidermis = Hailey-Hailey disease Despite the presence of an erosion that obscures many changes essential for diagnosis, that still can be accomplished in Hailey-Hailey disease on the basis of findings in this section; this is Hailey-Hailey disease,…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…filtrate of mononuclear cells, acanthosis, parakeratosis, and erosion or ulceration. Erythrocytes are extravasated in the dermis, neutrophils and lymphocytes may be seen in the epidermis, and neutrophils may be trapped in parakeratotic scale-crusts….

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Differential Diagnosis

…o whorls of wiry bundles of collagen 9. No imposition of lichen complex chronicus or association of erosion and crusts 9. Lichen simplex chronicus, in the form of compact orthokeratosis, imposed at times; erosions and crusts, are findings uncommonly…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…, however, the depression in the center usually represents an erosion or ulceration, whereas in sebaceous hyperplasia it is an ostium formed by a dilated infundibulum or contiguous infundibula. Sebaceous hyperplasia also must be differentiated histop…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Mucha-Habermann disease vs. Secondary syphilis

…result of the process being flaccid blisters that give way to erosions and crusts accompanied by erythema. When mostly the trunk is affected, the condition is termed “pemphigus foliaceus,” when mostly the face and upper part of the chest…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Pemphigus vulgaris

…s Scattered and discrete Individual lesions Vesicles, bullae, erosions, ulcers, and crusts Course Protracted Variations clinical Lesions of pemphigus vulgaris may be confined to mucous membranes entirely, especially oral ones, but sometimes conjuncti…