Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Algorithms Predicated on “Nonspecific” Findings

In this section, algorithms used to reach specific diagnosis are predicated on “nonspecific” findings recognized best at higher magnification. Other changes requisite for specific diagnoses, i.e., denominators that are essential, then ar…

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Study By Disease

…ppurative infundibulitis, idiopathic (Quiz #553) Sweet’s syndrome (Quiz #266) Sweet’s syndrome (Quiz #10) Sweet’s syndrome (Quiz #779) Sweet’s syndrome (acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis) (Quiz #898) Sweet’s syndrome

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Identification of Basic Patterns: Skin: Fibrosing Dermatitis

…rmopathy is analogous, if only vaguely, to tryptophane-myalgia syndrome, toxic oil syndrome, and Shulman’s syndrome (see Fig. 5.361 A&B), each of those conditions being authentic morphea in response to a precipitating factor that is identif…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Pyoderma gangrenosum

Pyoderma gangrenosum Synonyms Phagedena goemoetrica Dermatitis gangrenosa Malignant pyoderma Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Adults of both sexes Distribution of lesions Localized usually to the lower extremities; widespread episodically In…

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Myxoma?

…to the ‘Syndrome Myxoma’ or ‘Carney’s Syndrome’.” Edwards A, Bermudez C, Piwonka G, et al. Carney’s syndrome: complex myxomas. Report of four cases and review of the literature. Cardiovasc Surg 2002 10(3):2…

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Subacute Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus?

“Hydropic degeneration of the epidermal basal cell layer and mononuclear cell infiltration around dermal blood vessels and appendages are constant features of both forms of cutaneous LE. The lesions of SCLE [subacute cutaneous lupus erythema…