Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Herpes simplex vs. Vaccinia

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

…r zoster/varicella occurs in patients with other skin diseases such as atopic dermatitis and Darier’s disease, spread fast of the infection results in widespread blisters and produces a severe, sometimes life-threatening malady known as Kaposi&…

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 Darier&#82…

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…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Rosacea

…hyma, including nonsurgical treatment modalities. Facial Plast Surg 1998;14(4):241–53. Kaposi M. Hautkrankheiten in Vorlesungen für praktische Arzte und Studirende. Wein: Urban & Schwarzenberg, 1893. Laude TA, Salvemini JN. Perioral dermatitis in…

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…