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Nab-paclitaxel-associated photosensitivity: report in a woman with non-small lung cancer and review of taxane-related photodermatoses

Nab-paclitaxel-associated photosensitivity: report in a woman with non-small lung cancer and review of taxane-related photodermatoses

…f nab-paclitaxel. Biopsies revealed an interface dermatitis and laboratory studies were negative for lupus erythematosus and dermatomyositis. Her condition improved following topical corticosteroid cream application and strict avoidance of sunlight….

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…Discoid lupus erythematosus Dermatomyositis

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…trates of lymphocytes throughout the dermis. All of the findings just catalogued also may be seen in longstanding lesions of dermatomyositis. As might be expected, the panniculitis of morphea often is accompanied by changes in the dermis typical of…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Erythema figuratum

…erythema gyratum repens, which is as much a marker of malignancy, especially of the breast, as are acanthosis nigricans and dermatomyositis acquired in adulthood, and a slew of conditions without any relationship to erythema annulare centrifugum,…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…nd nail units, especially the proximal nail fold, may show signs of poikiloderma, a finding encountered at that site also in dermatomyositis. The findings histopathologic in mucous membranes and nail units of discoid lupus erythematosus are the same…

An itching plaque

An itching plaque

…ipeloid or sporotrichoid configurations. The skin lesions can also simulate connecting tissue diseases (lupus erythematosus, dermatomyositis) or tumors [4,5]. As in other inflammatory and infectious diseases [6,7], dermoscopy has emerged as a…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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Discoid lupus erythematosus Dermatomyositis 1. Infundibula dilated commonly by plugs of cornified cells 1. Infundibula not plugged by cornified cells 2. Follicles atrophy and disappear consequent to the effects of products of lymphocytes 2….

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Erythema annulare centrifugum

…by conventional microscopy, just as are bullous pemphigoid and herpes gestationis, some examples of lupus erythematosus and dermatomyositis, and the deficiency diseases, acrodermatitis enteropathica, necrolytic migratory erythema, pellagra,…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discoid lupus erythematosus vs. Polymorphous light eruption

Lupus erythematosus (LE) is a multisystem autoimmune connective tissue disease that can have protean effects on the skin. In some patients only the skin is involved, while in others, life-threatening internal complications can arise, ranging from…