Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Degos’ disease (malignant atrophic papulosis)

…disease (malignant atrophic papulosis) Synonyms Degos’ syndrome Malignant atrophic papulosis Papulosis atrophicans maligna Koehlmeier-Degos syndrome Thromboangiitis cutaneointestinalis disseminata Fatal cutaneointestinal syndrome Lethal intest…

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Subacute Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus?

…s lupus erythematosus and annular erythema of Sjogren’s syndrome suggest that these two skin diseases might arise from a similar pathogenic process.” McCauliffe DP, Faircloth E, Wang L, Hashimoto T, Hoshino Y, Nishikawa T. Similar Ro/SS-…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Applicable Terms

…e the zygoma constitute nodular elastoidosis (Favre-Racouchot syndrome). Steroid acne refers to comedones and pustules that are induced by prolonged administration of corticosteroids systemically or by application topically. CRUST [L. crusta (crust)]…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Identification of Basic Patterns: Skin: Perivascular Dermatitis

…amp;B), dermatophytosis (Fig. 5.45 A&B) and Sweet’s syndrome (Fig. 5.46 A&B) (and its sometimes lookalike pyoderma gangrenosum) (Fig. 5.47 A&B), and that expresses itself most often on, or near, volar skin in pernio (which tends to…

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Anagen Effluvium?

…infiltration of the hair follicles and the rare loose anagen syndrome.” Weedon D. Diseases of cutaneous appendages. In: Weedon D, ed. Skin pathology. New York: Churchill Livingstone, 1997:406–7. “Anagen effluvium is a severe condition,…

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Subcorneal Pustular Dermatosis?

…tiformis; pustular psoriasis in a patient with Reiter’s syndrome* is termed keratoderma blenorrhagicum (the notion of “flow of semen” [blenorrhagicum] derives from the idea that the condition was claimed initially, and incorrectly,…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Lymphedema

…ed Variations clinical Congenital lymphedema (Milroy’s syndrome) is pitting edema of legs present since birth; it is hereditary, occurs mostly in females, and is unilateral. Lymphedema praecox is progressive painful swelling of legs consequent…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Advantages of the Algorithmic Method

…inger-Kolopp disease) Granulomatous slack skin Sézary’s syndrome Small plaque parapsoriasis Digitate dermatosis Guttate dermatosis Examples of separation one from another of diseases identical histopathologically but different clinically are…