Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Cold panniculitis

Cold panniculitis Synonyms Adiponecrosis e frigore (Haxthausen) Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Newborns and young children Distribution of lesions Sites exposed to low temperature, such as the face and distal part of the extremities Individu…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Images

Images 10.29.1A: Perivascular and interstitial dermatitis + 10.29.1B: An infiltrate of lymphocytes, neutrophils, and eosinophils = Erysipelas Cellulitis, of which erysipelas is the stereotype, is an example of phlegmonous infl…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

From the Dermatologikum Hamburg: Quiz

The patient A 78-year-old man presented with a keratotic and crusted plaque on the scalp (Figure 1). He had a history of multiple actinic keratoses with various attempts at treatment. The lesion was excised under the clinical diagnosis of squamous c…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Gas gangrene

Gas gangrene Synonyms Clostridial myonecrosis Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Usually adults of both sexes Distribution of lesions Localized to sites of deep wounds Individual lesions Dusky erythematous plaques and hemorrhagic bullae through…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Ecthyma gangrenosum

Ecthyma gangrenosum Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Any age, both sexes; usually in chronically or terminally ill patients or those vulnerable to Pseudomonas septicemia Distribution of lesions Anogenital and axillary regions especially Shape…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Review of Practical Dermatopathology by Ronald P. Rapini

“A Transition” Dear Readers of the Book Reviews, It is now some 10 years since I became the book review editor of Dermatopathology: Practical & Conceptual. When that journal closed and became Dermatology Practical & Conceptual, I staye…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Hypodermitis sclerodermiformis

Hypodermitis sclerodermiformis Synonyms Hypodermatitis sclerodermiformis Hypodermitis sclerositans Liposclerosis Lipodermatosclerosis Stasis dermatosclerosis Sclerotic panniculitis Sclerosing panniculitis Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Adult…