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…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

A rare case of syphilis associated with renal and hepatic involvement

…renal complications. Due to glomerulonephritis with nephrotic syndrome the case required shared care between the renal physician and dermatologist. Doctors of different specialties need to keep in mind that early syphilis can have visceral involvemen…

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)]…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

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

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…

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…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Precepts Adjunctive to the Algorithmic Method

…minds by way of analogy (albeit vaguely) of trytophan-myalgia syndrome, toxic oil syndrome, and Shulman’s syndrome, inflammatory conditions all. Last, if a histopathologist is stymied by particular findings met with in sections of tissue, repre…