Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Leukocytoclastic vasculitis

Leukocytoclastic vasculitis Synonyms Leukocytoclastic angiitis Allergic vasculitis Hypersensitivity angiitis Hypersensitivity vasculitis Anaphylactoid purpura Immune complex vasculitis Purpura rheumatica Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Any ag…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Lymphocytoma cutis

Lymphocytoma cutis Synonyms Pseudolymphoma Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Any age in both sexes Distribution of lesions Face and extremities especially Individual lesions Papules and nodules Course Weeks, months, and sometimes years; usually…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

Lichen sclerosus et atrophicus, which is the superficial manifestation of morphea, and chronic radiation dermatitis are both fibrosing dermatitides that may resemble each other closely when viewed through the scanning objective of a conventional mic…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Pemphigus vulgaris

Pemphigus vulgaris Synonyms Pemphigus major Chronic pemphigus Pemphigus subaigu malin Pemphigus Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Middle-aged persons of both sexes, particularly Ashkenazi Jews Distribution of lesions Restricted usually to the s…