Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Lymphocytoma cutis

…mmatory diseases episodically, as dissimilar as psoriasis and dermatophytosis Findings histopathologic Simulators of B-cell lymphoma Fully developed Nodular and/or diffuse infiltrate made up mostly of small lymphocytes in the reticular dermis and,…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…r times, for inflammatory processes such as acne vulgaris and dermatophytosis. The less common circumstance follows long-term exposures to radiation at lower doses and represents an occupational disease, such as that of dentists and dental assistants…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Pemphigus vulgaris

…s a clue to an urticarial lesion of pemphigus vulgaris and to dermatophytosis. Neutrophils are encountered less often than eosinophils in urticarial lesions of pemphigus vulgaris. Laboratory confirmation Tzanck smear delivers acantholytic cells; sc…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Prurigo pigmentosa

…unds of parakeratosis. No ballooning of keratocytes. Pustular dermatophytosis: Findings just like those in eruptive psoriasis, save for the presence of hyphae in the cornified layer. Mucha-Habermann disease: The infiltrate in the dermis is both deep…