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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Arthropod assaults

…st, a few words should be given to the subject of Wells” syndrome. It, like Sweet’s syndrome, presents itself in repeatable fashion, clinically and histopathologically, but unlike Sweet’s syndrome, seems to have only a single cause,…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Identification of Basic Patterns: Skin: Nodular and Diffuse Dermatitis

…r dermatitis with predominance of neutrophils is Sweet’s syndrome (Fig. 5.205 A&B), which may be simulated histopathologically by bowel-bypass syndrome and one of the presentations of pyoderma gangrenosum (Fig. 5.206 A&B). Sometimes mon…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Scleroderma?

…rogressive systemic sclerosis Diffuse systemic sclerosis CREST syndrome Chemically induced, e.g., l-tryptophan-related eosinophilia-myalgia syndrome, toxic oil syndrome, exposure to polyvinyl chloride, and breast implants of silicone Diseases that…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Ichthyoses?

…Lamellar ichthyoses (including collodion baby) Sjögren-Larsson syndrome X-linked recessive ichthyosis Multiple sulfatase deficiency Harlequin ichthyosis Trichothiodystrophy syndromes Refsun syndrome Epidermolytic ichthyoses Comèl-Netherton syndr…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma?

…pted for the purpose of replacing mycosis fungoides and S?zary syndrome. Soon thereafter, Edelson (Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma: mycosis fungoides, S?zary syndrome, and other variants. J Am Acad Dermatol 1980;2:89-106), proposed that CTCL be employed as…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Images

…1; but by edema marked in the papillary dermis = Sweet’s syndrome  This can be judged to be an early stage in the evolution of a lesion of Sweet’s syndrome because the infiltrate is perivascular and interstitial, rather than nodular and d…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Dysplasia?

…dysplasia of a type which may be seen in the dysplastic nevus syndrome,’ or ‘melanocytic dysplasia of the type which may be seen in the dysplastic nevus syndrome’ (when there is no associated nevus). It is the responsibility of the…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Drug eruptions

Drug eruptions Synonyms Dermatitis medicamentosa Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Any age or either sex, but most common in older persons who take many medications. Immunosuppressed patients, among them those infected with the human immunodefi…

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