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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Pattern Analysis in Historical Perspective

…ess was true also of the subjects listed under certain captions, e.g., diseases as disparate as erythema nodosum, psoriasis, scabies, radiodermatitis, and alopecia areata being lumped in a chapter given to “Noninfectious Inflammatory…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Grover’s disease

…emselves as papulovesicles and vesicles. Suppurative infundibulitis is characterized by pustules that are pierced by a hair. Scabies favors webs and may be associated with burrows. Findings histopathologic All types Denominators in common for all…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Reactive Perforating Collagenosis?

…evolution of this skin disease.” Brinkmeier T, Herbst RA, Frosch PJ. Reactive perforating collagenosis associated with scabies in a diabetic. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 2004;18(5):588-90. Search Derm101.com for reactive perforating…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…parts of a tick left in the dermis as the critter is pulled off may induce a pseudolymphomatous reaction; nodular lesions of scabies are denser and deeper than the usual response to an arthropod assault, and a biopsy specimen from the center of an…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Psychocutaneous Disorders?

…or the pruritus is physical as is notorious in disorders as unalike as dermatitis herpetiformis, Grover’s disease, and scabies. In sum, much more needs to be learned about the relationship between emotions and skin diseases, and about the…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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Nodular scabies Lymphomatoid papulosis

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Differential Diagnosis

Nodular scabies Lymphomatoid papulosis 1. Some lymphocytes slightly atypical 1. Some lymphocytes markedly atypical 2. Small lymphocytes predominate throughout the infiltrate 2. Atypical lymphocytes predominate in some foci usually 3. No…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Lymphomatoid papulosis

…papulosis tend to be distinctly aberrant, much more so than is the case of lymphocytes in inflammatory diseases like nodular scabies or in response to the “bite” of a tick. It is important that a histopathologist refrain from…

Generalized, pruritic skin eruption in an immunocompromised patient

Generalized, pruritic skin eruption in an immunocompromised patient

…ases, which allow invasion of fungi into the stratum corneum. Differential diagnosis included and was not limited to crusted scabies, psoriasis and sebo-psoriasis, nutritional deficiency. Extensive tinea corporis requires systemic therapy with…