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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Introduction

…m corneum is shed abnormally and constantly, as it is in conditions in which scaling is universal, as in the erythroderma of psoriasis and of pityriasis rubra pilaris, a patient may suffer major aberrations in control of balance of fluids and…

The dermatologist’s stethoscope-traditional and new applications of dermoscopy

The dermatologist’s stethoscope-traditional and new applications of dermoscopy

…laudek et al.] Figure 3. Inflammoscopy improves the differential diagnosis of inflammatory skin disorders. (A) Dermoscopy of psoriasis shows regularly arranged dotted vessels and white scales. (B) Dermoscopy of nummular eczema is typified by dotted…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Necrotizing Vasculitis?

…ndite term subcorneal pustular dermatosis of Sneddon and Wilkinson does not communicate that that disease really is pustular psoriasis and the appellation necrotizing vasculitis does not convey the idea that the condition is leukocytoclastic…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Figurate Erythemas?

…ythema migrans Annular urticaria Bullous pemphigoid Erythema multiforme Dermatophyte and tinea versicolor infections Annular psoriasis Annular lupus erythematosus Erythema marginatum (erythema circinatum) Necrolytic migratory erythema Carriers of…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Verruciform Xanthoma?

…HIV–1+ patient with diffuse psoriasiform skin disease. Am J Dermatopathol 1995;17(2):185–88. “A patient with psoriasis vulgaris developed verruciform xanthoma (VX) on the scrotum during psoralen photochemotherapy (PUVA). Although it…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Mucha-Habermann disease

…expressions of a single process pathologic, the former being the manifestation accelerated extraordinarily, akin to pustular psoriasis vis-à-vis guttate psoriasis, bullous lichen planus vis-à-vis papular lichen planus, and bullous lupus…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Confusing Terms (to be Avoided Scrupulously)

…five cutaneous conditions, namely, parapsoriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta, parapsoriasis lichenoides chronica, parapsoriasis guttata, parapsoriasis en plaques, and parapsoriasis variegata. Since Brocq’s seminal article in 1902…