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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…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Psychocutaneous Disorders?

…any dermatologic conditions. Psoriasis, rosacea, herpes simplex, body dysmorphic disorder, acne, eczema, urticaria, neurotic excoriations, excoriated acne, trichotillomania, dysesthetic syndromes, and delusions parasitosis are included in this…

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

Grover’s disease

…Grover’s disease induces scratching furiously, and sections of tissue of the disease often are complicated by signs of excoriation, namely, erosions, ulcers, and crusts. Those changes secondary may obscure the underlying acantholytic process….

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…

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,…

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…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Lichen sclerosus et atrophicus

…chen sclerosus et atrophicus in girls, because of intense pruritus associated with it, may be obscured partially by signs of excoriation and/or persistent rubbing. Vesicular and bullous lesions, some of them purpuric, develop on the genitalia of…