Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Lichen planus

Lichen planus Synonyms Lichen ruber planus Lichen ruber Presentation stereotypical Age and sex More common in women, especially young and middle-aged adults Distribution of lesions Flexor surface of forearms and wrists, but no site is exempt. Occu…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Langerhans’ Cell Granulomatosis?

…heir cell of origin had yet to be identified, hence the letter X. In addition to the title histiocytosis X, Lichtenstein continued to advocate the use of the terms eosinophilic granuloma, Hand-Sch?ller-Christian disease, and Letterer-Siwe disease bec…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

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Editorial It is a great pleasure for me to write this editorial in my role as the new editor of Dermatology Practical & Conceptual. With this new role I face, equally, a challenge and an honor, given that I follow the footsteps of the esteemed p…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Pernio, Perniosis, Lupus Pernio, Chilblain, and Chilblain Lupus?

“Eleven out of 17 presented with chilblain LE after the development of facial discoid LE and the delay varied from 1 to 14 years (mean 5.9 years). . . . Three patients had chilblains and bad circulation before the onset of LE. The sites of th…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Churg-Strauss Granuloma and Allergic Granulomatosis?

“The occurrence of a clinical syndrome of severe asthma, fever, and hypereosinophilia, together with symptoms of vascular embarrassment in various organ systems, has been established. . . . The basic anatomical changes . . . consisted of wide…