Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Darier’s disease and simulators of it

Darier’s disease and simulators of it Synonyms Darier-White disease Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Onset in childhood or adolescence in both sexes Distribution of lesions Symmetrical and widespread, favoring the neck, shoulders, upper…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Hailey-Hailey disease

…al miscues as clues to diagnosis histopathologic Hailey-Hailey disease misdiagnosed clinically as candidiasis: Denominators in common: Flaccid pustules and erosions that become confluent. Features differentiating: Hailey-Hailey disease differs clini…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Human papillomavirus-induced periungual pigmented Bowen’s disease

…rn is in keeping with the diagnosis of pigmented Bowen’s disease [1]. Figure 2. Dermatoscopic view. [Copyright: ¬©2012 Ramirez-Fort.] Histopathologic analysis of the lesion demonstrated a pigmented Bowen’s disease (Figure 3). There was…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Graft-versus-host disease/Eruption of lymphocyte recovery

…y be nearly identical with findings in acute graft-versus-host disease, and sclerodermatous changes of chronic graft-versus-host disease may be indistinguishable from those of scleroderma. Erythema multiforme usually has a normal granular and cornifi…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Study By Disease

…ic lymphocytic leukemia, B-cell type (Quiz #794) Bowen’s disease (superficial squamous-cell carcinoma of one type) (Quiz #762) Bowen’s disease (Quiz #21) Bowen’s disease (Quiz #686) Bowen’s disease (Quiz #687) Bullous pemphigo…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Mucha-Habermann disease

…r in both disorders.‚Ä®Features differentiating: Mucha-Habermann disease differs clinically from leukocytoclastic vasculitis by the presence of scales atop papules. Mucha-Habermann disease misdiagnosed clinically as lymphomatoid papulosis and vice vers…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Degos’ disease (malignant atrophic papulosis)

…characterized colloquially as being porcelain white; systemic disease manifested as the result of infarcts in the gastrointestinal tract, heart, brain, kidney, and eyes; in 50% of patients, the disease is severe, ending in death, consequent usually…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Cat-scratch disease

…us dermatitis with extensive necrosis is a clue to cat-scratch disease. Formation of “stellate abscesses” in the dermis is a clue to cat-scratch disease. Laboratory confirmation Warthin-Starry stain reveals numerous black-staining bacill…