Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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Toxic shock syndrome may be exceedingly difficult to differentiate clinically from severe erythema multiforme (which sometimes is referred to imprecisely as the drug-induced or adult form of toxic epidermal necrolysis) because those two conditions h…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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Erythema multiforme and fixed drug eruption are very similar to one another histopathologically. They have in common necrotic keratocytes that occur as solitary units, in clusters, and in confluence in the epidermis (both surface and infundibular) a…

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…