Clinical Case Studies

Rhinophyma with Basal Cell Carcinoma

…t nasal dorsum. (Figure 1) The patient had long-standing acne rosacea and had been treated with topical metronidazole for 7 years followed by azelaic acid gel for 2 years prior to presentation. He had noticed increasing prominence of the nodule on th…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Erysipelas

…ly of a fisherman or a butcher, following trauma at the site. Rosacea that is “lymphedematous” differs by the presence of numerous papules and papulopustules. Findings histopathologic Early Sparse superficial and deep perivascular and i…

Overlap between the faces

Overlap between the faces

It is important to note that many of the morphologies may be seen in overlap. Facial erythema may be seen in almost all of the forms of rosacea. Combination strategies may be required to address overlap features of rosacea….

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Focus of Infection?

…ultiforme; 4, angioneurotic edema. Group 6: Miscellaneous: 1, rosacea; 2, granuloma annulare; 3, chilblains; 4, Raynaud’s disease.” Chipman ED. Focal infection in the etiology of skin disease. J Cutan Dis 1917;35:646–61. “…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Follicular Occlusion Triad?

…s of acne, such as “steroid acne” and “acne rosacea.” In actuality, comedones are not always present in acne vulgaris, and surely they are not requisite for development of the papules and pustules of that disease. Those lesion…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Seborrheic dermatitis

…6;1:100. Marquart-Elbaz C, Cribier B.Facial dermatitis. Acne, rosacea, seborrheic dermatitis. Rev Prat 2002 1;52(19):2185–90. Pinkus H, Mehregan AH. The primary histologic lesion of seborrheic dermatitis and psoriasis. J Invest Dermatol 1966;46:109–1…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Tuberculosis

…e authentic tuberculosis or another disease entirely, such as rosacea. Erythema induration now is known as nodular vasculitis.   Differential diagnosis clinical Leishmaniasis of the noduloulcerative type is indistinguishable morphologically fro…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Patient Handouts

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Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

An itching plaque

…agnoses are sarcoidosis, foreign body reaction, granulomatous rosacea and granuloma annulare. Cultures show the growth of promastigotes, the flagellated infective form, found in vectors. Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) can be performed on biopsy samp…