Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Acroangiodermatitis of Mali/Stewart-Bluefarb syndrome

Acroangiodermatitis of Mali/Stewart-Bluefarb syndrome Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Adults of both sexes Distribution of lesions Localized to the lower part of the legs bilaterally, especially the toes Arrangement of lesions Discrete Indivi…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome

An inflammatory process expressed clinically by markedly edematous acuminate papules and edematous plaques situated mostly on the face, upper part of the trunk, and arms, especially the hands, and often accompanied by fever and leukocytosis. It may…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Toxic shock syndrome

An inflammatory process expressed clinically by markedly edematous acuminate papules and edematous plaques situated mostly on the face, upper part of the trunk, and arms, especially the hands, and often accompanied by fever and leukocytosis. It may…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Acroangiodermatitis of Mali/Stewart-Bluefarb syndrome

An inflammatory process expressed clinically by markedly edematous acuminate papules and edematous plaques situated mostly on the face, upper part of the trunk, and arms, especially the hands, and often accompanied by fever and leukocytosis. It may…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Sweet’s syndrome

An inflammatory process expressed clinically by markedly edematous acuminate papules and edematous plaques situated mostly on the face, upper part of the trunk, and arms, especially the hands, and often accompanied by fever and leukocytosis. It may…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Errors and Reasons

…so, the designation should be jettisoned along with ones like Weber-Christian syndrome, Rothman-Makai disease, allergic granulomatosis of Churg and Strauss, pustular bacterid of Andrews, the idiopathic atrophoderma of Pasini and Pierini, Lyell’…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Behçet’s Disease

…ent Panniculitis is one of many expressions of Behçet”s syndrome. The lesions often are described as “erythema nodosum-like,” a term that is valid because panniculitis in Behçet”s syndrome resembles erythema nodosum clinically…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Churg-Strauss Granuloma and Allergic Granulomatosis?

“The occurrence of a clinical syndrome of severe asthma, fever, and hypereosinophilia, together with symptoms of vascular embarrassment in various organ systems, has been established. . . . The basic anatomical changes . . . consisted of wide…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Sclerotic Fibroma?

…ry or multiple, discrete skin nodules in patients with Cowden syndrome. Oral SF has been reported in patients with Cowden syndrome; however we now report the first documented series of sporadic SF originating within the oral mucosa.” Alawi F, F…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Impetigo contagiosa

…contagiosa, bullous impetigo, and staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome, all of which are caused by Gram-positive bacteria, but are very different from one another in certain respects. Clinically, lesions of impetigo contagiosa consist of pustules tha…