Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Hypodermitis sclerodermiformis

…ythematous rim that often is elevated above the skin surface. Morphea presents itself as discrete white, yellow, or brown indurated plaques rimmed by livid erythema; it has no predilection for the leg. Findings histopathologic Early Sparse infiltra…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Leukocytoclastic vasculitis

…he subcutaneous fat for obtains for necrobiosis lipoidica and morphea, and episodically, erythema nodosum. Because the changes clinical, histopathologic, and biologic are so different in granuloma faciale/erythema elevatum diutinum from those of any…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…osus et atrophicus, which is the superficial manifestation of morphea, and chronic radiation dermatitis are both fibrosing dermatitides that may resemble each other closely when viewed through the scanning objective of a conventional microscope. Both…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Differential Diagnosis

Lupus profundus Morphea profundus 1. Lobules in the subcutaneous fat mostly affected by infiltrates of lymphocytes and plasma cells 1. Septa in the subcutaneous fat mostly affected by infiltrates of lymphocytes, plasma cells, and, sometimes, eos…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Pancreatic panniculitis

…ous fat necrosis of the newborn/poststeroid panniculitis, and morphea, but the most distinctive of all is pancreatic panniculitis when it is developed fully. Bibliography Bibliography for pancreatic panniculitis Ball NJ, Adams SP, Marx LH, Enta T. Po…