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…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Prurigo pigmentosa

Prurigo pigmentosa Synonym Nagashima’s disease Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Young women in the second and third decade of life are affected mostly; no family history is obtainable Distribution of lesions Symmetric on the trunk with p…