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…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Identification of Basic Patterns: Skin: Fibrosing Dermatitis

…mopathy is analogous, if only vaguely, to tryptophane-myalgia syndrome, toxic oil syndrome, and Shulman’s syndrome (see Fig. 5.361 A&B), each of those conditions being authentic morphea in response to a precipitating factor that is identifi…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Myxoma?

…omas are rare tumours which may be associated with a systemic syndrome, which includes cardiac myxomas as one of its manifestations.” Weedon D. Tumors of fibrous tissue. In: Weedon D, ed. The Skin. Edinburgh, Scotland: Churchill-Livingstone, 1…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Subcutaneous T-cell lymphoma

…l diagnosis histopathologic Virus-associated hemophagocytic syndrome is associated with cells whose nuclei show prominent abnormalities. Sinus histiocytosis with massive lymphadenopathy (Destombes-Rosai-Dorfman syndrome) is made up of large, pale…

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,…

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…