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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Degos’ disease (malignant atrophic papulosis)

…mbilicated papules, ulcerated papules, and varicelliform white scars Course Skin lesions come and go for years, some persisting as scars characterized colloquially as being porcelain white; systemic disease manifested as the result of infarcts in the…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Mucha-Habermann disease

…r in both disorders.‚Ä®Features differentiating: Mucha-Habermann disease differs clinically from leukocytoclastic vasculitis by the presence of scales atop papules. Mucha-Habermann disease misdiagnosed clinically as lymphomatoid papulosis and vice vers

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Cat-scratch disease

…al epithelium contributes to elevation of the lesion above the surface of the skin. A pustule of cat-scratch disease comes into being when the infiltrate is rich in neutrophils and collections of them form in the epidermis. Differential diagnosis his

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Mucha-Habermann Disease a Lymphocytic Vasculitis?

…ing from pityriasis lichenoides chronica, which is primarily a disease of the epidermis…Very important and never described previously in this disease is the invasion of the vessel walls by lymphocytes. In addition, the endothelial cells are swo…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Crohn’s disease

Crohn’s disease Synonyms Inflammatory bowel disease Regional ileitis Regional enteritis Chronic cicatrizing enteritis Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Young adults; slight predominance of women Distribution of lesions The poles of the ga…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Kimura’s disease

disease Synonyms Eosinophilic lymphofolliculitis Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Young men, especially Asians Distribution of lesions Head, neck, and trunk Individual lesions Firm nodules and tumors, some gigantic, above which the skin appear…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Pemphigus vulgaris vs. Grover’s disease, pemphigus vulgaris-like

…D 30 lymphoma characterized by the presence mostly of papules, some of them purpuric, that may ulcerate and heal with a scar, and by lesions that tend to come and go for years, eventually disappearing entirely or, on occasion, becoming nodular and ev…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Solar keratosis vs. Bowen’s disease

…D 30 lymphoma characterized by the presence mostly of papules, some of them purpuric, that may ulcerate and heal with a scar, and by lesions that tend to come and go for years, eventually disappearing entirely or, on occasion, becoming nodular and ev…

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