Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Chondrodermatitis nodularis helicis

…ons of p75 nerve growth factor receptor-immunoreactive dermal nerves in prurigo nodularis. Arch Dermatol Res 1999;291(1):14-21. Mattila JO, Vornanen M, Katila ML. Histopathological and bacteriological findings in prurigo nodularis. Acta Derm Venereol…

What is Rosacea?

What is Rosacea?

…ities of skin, including of small cutaneous blood vessels and nerves, the surrounding connective tissue and an abnormal inflammatory response. Chronic inflammation is the hallmark of rosacea, underlying many of the clinical signs and symptoms of the…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…ly painful or tender. When the process impinges on peripheral nerves, numbness, paresthesias, or pain may ensue. The lesion favors the chest wall, back, and volar aspect of the forearm of young adults. It is less common in children and infants, but i…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Nodular fasciitis vs. Malignant fibrous histiocytoma

An inflammatory disease caused by Mycobacterium leprae. It can involve internal organs or be localized to the skin, where its clinical presentation is dependent on the immunologic status of the host. Persons who are competent immunologically have pa…