Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Differential Diagnosis

Perforating Folliculitis Elastosis Perforans Serpiginosa 1. Only a single focus of change pathologic as a rule in a 4-millimeter biopsy specimen 1. Several foci of change pathologic in a 4-millimeter biopsy specimen 2. Surface of the epidermis…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Parasitic infestations

Parasitic infestations Presentation stereotypical Age and sex No predilection for age or sex; occurring chiefly in the tropics Distribution of lesions Localized usually to one site anatomic; some infestations parasitic are associated with lesions wi…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Rosacea

Rosacea Synonyms Gutta rosea Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Young and middle-aged adults, usually Caucasian women Distribution of lesions Center of the face in vertical and horizontal directions, i.e., nose, forehead, cheeks, and chin Indivi…