Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Focus of Infection?

“. . . we are justified in arranging, provisionally at least, the dermatoses possibly due to focal infection in six groups, as follows: Group 1: Those considered in some relation with arthropathy:            1, erythema nodosum; 2, erythema…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Follicular Occlusion Triad?

“The follicular occlusion triad: (acne conglobata, hidradenitis suppurativa, and dissecting cellulitis of the scalp). These diseases comprise a generic group. Though not usually classified together, there is reason to believe that they are…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Seborrheic dermatitis

Seborrheic dermatitis Synonyms Seborrhoeic dermatitis Seborrheic eczema Unna disease Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Young adults especially and males in particular Distribution of lesions Face, scalp, retroauricular area, and V region of the…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis Synonyms Lupus vulgaris Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Any age in both sexes, usually adults Distribution of lesions Localized or widespread, depending on the manifestation specific of the disease Individual lesions Papules, pla…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Patient Handouts

Educate your patients with our downloadable patient handouts  Choosing A Sunscreen (31 KB)  How to use Topical Retinoid Medications (30 KB)  Skin & Hair Care for Acne Patients (30 KB)  Skin Care after Treatment of Actinic Keratosis (95 KB)  Sk…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Differential Diagnosis

Acne vulgaris, erythematous papule Rosacea, erythematous papule 1. Only one follicle involved usually in a 4 mm biopsy specimen 1. Nearly all follicles involved usually in a 4 mm biopsy specimen 2. Suppurative infundibulitis prominent 2. Suppu…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Images

Acne vulgaris, erythematous papule Rosacea, erythematous papule…

Papulopustular Subtype

Papulopustular Subtype

Characterized by papules and pustules often on a blush of erythema primarily affecting the nose, cheeks, and forehead.  Predilection of lesions on the central aspect of the face, sometimes with central facial edema.  Associated with flushing. This…