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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Leukocytoclastic vasculitis

…a drug and lupus erythematosus; erythema multiforme by a drug or by herpesvirus; Sweet’s syndrome by acute myelogenous leukemia or a carcinoma internal; and erythema nodosum by coccidioidomycosis or sarcoidosis. In most instances of…

Laugier-Hunziker syndrome: a case of asymptomatic mucosal and acral hyperpigmentation

Laugier-Hunziker syndrome: a case of asymptomatic mucosal and acral hyperpigmentation

…c-Kit aberrations [8,9]. Gain-of-function mutations in the Kit oncogene, encoding c-Kit, are associated with chronic myeloid leukemia and gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) development [10]. Interestingly, there are reported cases of germline…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…aposi’s sarcoma have a greater incidence of lymphoreticular disorders, such as Hodgkin’s disease and lymphocytic leukemia. Although not in itself lethal, patients with Kaposi’s sarcoma may die of bleeding from gastrointestinal or…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Erythema nodosum

…sinia, histoplasma, coccidioides, and blastomyces; drugs, e.g., oral contraceptives; malignant neoplasms, e.g., lymphoma and leukemia; and whatever is responsible for sarcoidosis and ulcerative colitis. Comment It is easy to diagnose erythema…

Isolated pink papule on the chest

Isolated pink papule on the chest

…zed stroma (Figure 3A). Case 2: A woman in her fifties with a history of basal cell carcinoma and B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia status post two allogenic hematopoietic stem cell transplants (total body irradiation induction dose of: 13.75 Gy)…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Erythema figuratum

…tage of it, but in time is characterized by edema of the papillary dermis and, sometimes, by spongiosis. Chronic lymphocytic leukemia may resemble erythema figuratum closely, but the lymphocytes may exhibit abnormal nuclei and some of them may be…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Acquired epidermolysis bullosa

…matosus, systemic amyloidosis, thyroiditis, diabetes mellitus, rheumatoid arthritis, pulmonary fibrosis, chronic lymphocytic leukemia, thymoma, and multiple myeloma). Comment All of the so-called types of epidermolysis bullosa (simplex, junctional,…