Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Darier’s disease and simulators of it

Kaposis varicelliform erythroderma), then vesicles and sometimes pustules become manifest. Bibliography Bibliography for Darier’s disease Ahn W, Lee MG, Kim KH, Muallem S. Multiple effects of SERCA2b mutations associated with DarierR…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Tinea versicolor

…osin, but they appear light blue, in contrast to the dark blue spores and hyphae of tinea versicolor. Bibliography Bibliography for tinea versicolor Alibert, Sennert, Kleinhans. In: Hebra F, Kaposi M. Pigmentary abnormalities. On Disease of the Skin…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Lymphomatoid papulosis vs. Mycosis fungoides, plaque

A granulomatous inflammatory process that presents itself in children as multiple yellowish papules or nodules that often are associated with systemic involvement of eyes, liver, and testes. In adults it is usually a solitary lesion confined to the…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Dermatofibroma vs. Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans

A granulomatous inflammatory process that presents itself in children as multiple yellowish papules or nodules that often are associated with systemic involvement of eyes, liver, and testes. In adults it is usually a solitary lesion confined to the…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…ped fully and of necrobiotic xanthogranuloma that are evolving still. These two conditions, at those different stages in their course chronological, may be confused with one another because they have so many findings histopathologic in common: predom…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

Lymphomatoid papulosis and the plaque stage of mycosis fungoides have many attributes histopathologic in common. In both, a superficial and deep infiltrate may be accompanied by a band-like infiltrate in the upper part of the dermis, it often contai…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Xanthogranuloma vs. Necrobiotic xanthogranuloma

A granulomatous inflammatory process that presents itself in children as multiple yellowish papules or nodules that often are associated with systemic involvement of eyes, liver, and testes. In adults it is usually a solitary lesion confined to the…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Halogenoderma

Halogenoderma Synonyms Halogen dermatitis Bromide eruptions Variations clinical Bromoderma (bromine acne) Iododerma (iodine acne, malignant iodism, iodide sarcoma, iodide eruptions) Chloriderma (chloracne, chlorine acne) Fluoroderma (fluoracne) Co…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…her occupying at least much of the thickness of the dermis and sometimes part of the subcutaneous fat. Nuclei are not atypical as a rule and mitotic figures are few or absent. Despite the findings histopathologic in common, dermatofibroma and dermato…