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Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…s 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 fundamentally as those in skin. Search Derm101.com for lichen p…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

An itching plaque

…lso 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 valuable tool for the bedside diagnosis of cutaneous leishmaniasis. In…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Differential Diagnosis

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. Follicl…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Erythema annulare centrifugum

…herpes gestationis, some examples of lupus erythematosus and dermatomyositis, and the deficiency diseases, acrodermatitis enteropathica, necrolytic migratory erythema, pellagra, kwashiorkor, Hartnup’s disease, and maple syrup disease, to menti…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discoid lupus erythematosus vs. Polymorphous light eruption

An inflammatory disease of children and adults that tends to involve skin and skeletal muscle mostly, the findings in the skin being patches with the color of heliotrope, especially in the periocular region. The disease manifests itself as poikilode…