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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Pattern Analysis in Historical Perspective

…, e.g., diseases as disparate as erythema nodosum, psoriasis, scabies, radiodermatitis, and alopecia areata being lumped in a chapter given to “Noninfectious Inflammatory Diseases.” The absence of a logical method for classification of in…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Grover’s disease

…itis 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 types are: Superficial perivascular and interstitial infiltrate of…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Reactive Perforating Collagenosis?

…ution 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 for reactive perforating collagenosis….

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology


…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 insect “bite” that consists clinically of a vesicle a…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Psychocutaneous Disorders?

…like 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 effects of skin diseases on health emotional. For the moment, the te…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology


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 multinuclea…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Lymphomatoid papulosis

…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 “overdiagnosing” slightly large lymphocytes of those inflammato…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Generalized, pruritic skin eruption in an immunocompromised patient

…ifferential diagnosis included and was not limited to crusted scabies, psoriasis and sebo-psoriasis, nutritional deficiency. Extensive tinea corporis requires systemic therapy with antifungal medications. Standard treatments include terbinafine 250 m…