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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…keratotic layers, and scale-crust = Grover’s disease Grover’s disease often is vexingly pruritic, the effects of excoriation being seen here as erosions, ulcerations, crusts, and scale-crusts. As a rule, the most infuriatingly pruritic…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Keratosis Lichenoides Chronica?

…d strands resembling strings of beads, are not seen in the present case. The fact that our patient does not have pruritus or excoriation is at variance with what is usually reported by patients with lichen ruber moniliformis.” Margolis…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Mycosis fungoides

…ly desquamated. A plaque of nummular dermatitis is given to display crusts as well as scales. Nearly invariable are signs of excoriation excitedly in the form of erosions, ulcers, and hemorrhagic crusts. Persistent light eruption (actinic…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

"Folliculitis" (Infundibulitis)

…o nodularis or picker’s nodule, the original pustular process having long been obscured by the effects of friction and excoriation. Kyrle’s disease, described originally under the title, “hyperkeratosis follicularis et…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Pemphigus vulgaris vs. Grover’s disease, pemphigus vulgaris-like

A condition of persons of any age, but particularly children with a genetic proclivity for allergic rhinitis and conjunctivitis, and allergic asthma. Intense pruritus induces patients to rub the skin intensely and to scratch furiously, the…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Differential Diagnosis

…ashion 4. Neutrophils in mounds of parakeratosis 4. No neutrophils in foci of parakeratosis (unless affiliated with signs of excoriation) 5. Granular zone decreased or nearly absent 5. Granular zone mostly present 6. Pustules, sometimes spongiform,…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…e urticarial, often become vesicular, and of-times are covered by a crust. Because the lesions are so pruritic, evidences of excoriation in the form of erosions, ulcerations, and hemorrhagic crusts are expected. In contrast, papules of lymphomatoid…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Urticaria vs. Urticarial lesions of bullous pemphigoid

A condition of persons of any age, but particularly children with a genetic proclivity for allergic rhinitis and conjunctivitis, and allergic asthma. Intense pruritus induces patients to rub the skin intensely and to scratch furiously, the…