Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans

…tis chronica atrophicans Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Middle aged to elderly women especially Distribution of lesions Distal part of extremities, particularly of legs; nodules develop especially near knees and elbows Configuration of lesion…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Epidermal multinucleated giant cells are not always a histopathologic clue to a herpes virus infection: multinucleated epithelial giant cells in the epidermis of lesional skin biopsies from patients with acantholytic dermatoses can histologically mimic a herpes virus infection

…toses in which herpes virus infection has been observed to coexist. Methods: Two individuals with acantholytic dermatoses whose initial lesional skin biopsies showed multinucleated epithelial giant cells suggestive of a herpes virus infection are rep…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…lyarteritis nodosa has not yet been elucidated. The matter is linked to the issue of whether cutaneous expressions of small- and large-vessel vasculitides are indications of systemic involvement by the process pathologic. Data on small-vessel vasculi…