Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Mammary and Extramammary Paget’s Disease?

…the extramammary type remains controversial.” Weedon D, Strutton G. Skin Pathology. 2nd ed. New York: Churchill-Livingstone, 2002. Mammary and extramammary Paget’s disease are rare intraepidermal adenocarcinomas with simialr clincial f…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Grover’s disease

…y-Hailey type Pemphigus foliaceus type Pemphigus vulgaris type Spongiotic-acantholytic type Correlation clinicopathologic Lesions of Grover’s disease, except for those of the Darier type histopathologic, are characterized usually by smooth or o…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Angiolymphoid Hyperplasia with Eosinophilia/Kimura’s Disease?

…perplasia with eosinophilia is a rare benign vasoproliferative disease of unknown cause, which can present as tumour-like nodules in the head and neck. We treated a patient who showed some of the features of Kimura disease (KD), which is an important…

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

…o the suprabasal region, infundibular epidermis and epithelial structures of adnexa are involved by the process, acantholytic cells do not cornify, and there are no scale-crusts as a rule. Grover’s disease exhibits acantholytic dyskeratotic cel…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Human papillomavirus-induced periungual pigmented Bowen’s disease

…the distribution of color (Figure 2). The lesion had different shades of brown and gray and its pattern was structureless. As noticed before by Cameron et al, a structureless pattern is in keeping with the diagnosis of pigmented Bowen’s disease

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

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