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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Lichen sclerosus et atrophicus

…chen sclerosus et atrophicus in girls, because of intense pruritus associated with it, may be obscured partially by signs of excoriation and/or persistent rubbing. Vesicular and bullous lesions, some of them purpuric, develop on the genitalia of…

Melanocytic nevi and melanoma: overlapping criteria—the degree is the key

Melanocytic nevi and melanoma: overlapping criteria—the degree is the key

…melanocytes above the dermoepidermal within the upper spinous layers, nuclear crowding with atypia in areas especially with excoriation, ulceration, scale-crust, or scarring. Accordingly, in view of the foregoing, it is essential to be…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…e urticaria there are no signs of scratching, urticarial lesions of bullous pemphigoid often are accompanied by evidences of excoriation, such as linear erosions and hemorrhagic crusts. Urticarial lesions of bullous pemphigoid often assume arcuate,…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…In dyshidrotic dermatitis, by contrast, scale-crusts are not arranged in periodic fashion, and unless there are evidences of excoriation, they do not contain neutrophils; lymphocytes, rather than neutrophils, are present in scale-crusts; spongiotic…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Eosinophilic folliculitis

…d clinically as insect “bites”. Denominators in common: Pruritic papules, some eroded and ulcerated secondary to excoriation. Features differentiating: Pruritic papular eruption of HIV differs clinically from insect “bites”…