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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Incontinentia pigmenti

…lae and epidermal rete ridges; base of the epidermis flat Melanophages in the papillary dermis Correlation clinicopathologic Incontinentia pigmenti evolves, in its presentation stereotypical, through four stages, namely, vesicular, verrucous,…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases


…sinophils in the epidermis, positioned largely between a zone of spongiosis below and a zone of necrotic keratocytes above = Incontinentia pigmenti, vesicular stage That this lesion is very early in its development may be inferred from the presence…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Algorithms Predicated on “Nonspecific” Findings

…otic keratocytes, sometimes numerous, and a sparse perivascular and interstitial infiltrate of lymphocytes and eosinophils = Incontinentia pigmenti, vesicular stage + Collections of eosinophils in the epidermis and numerous eosinophils in the upper…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Applicable Terms

…, as seen in some examples of halogenodermas, infections by deep fungi and atypical mycobacteria, and the verrucous stage of incontinentia pigmenti. Figure 3.28 Patterns of epithelial proliferation. A. Psoriasiform, even. B. Psoriasiform, uneven. C….

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology


…icism, occurring in females only, exhibit also a linear arrangement of their skin symptoms following Blaschko’s lines: incontinentia pigmenti, focal dermal hypoplasia, etc. There are also very common inflammatory skin diseases, without any…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Herpes gestationis

…oci, however, is not specific for bullous pemphigoid and herpes gestationis; it may be met with in diseases as dissimilar as incontinentia pigmenti, erythema toxicum neonatorum, pemphigus vulgaris, some reactions to the “bite” of an…