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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Balanitis: Overview

…ctorial in etiology, restricted to the uncircumcised, and presents as a mildly symptomatic scaly, red macule or patch. Acute suppurative balanitis may also occur in the uncircumcised. The therapy of those two types is discussed separately. Certain…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

"Folliculitis" (Infundibulitis)

…ctions of neutrophils in infundibula. Infundibulocentric papules may be noninflammatory, i.e., milia, or inflammatory, i.e., suppurative and/or suppurative granulomatous peri-infundibulitis secondary to extrusion of contents of infundibula into the…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…is. 10.37.17A: Pustular dermatitis, infundibular + 10.37.17B: Pseudocarcinomatous proliferation of infundibular keratocytes, suppurative infundibulitis, suppurative and granulomatous peri-infundibulitis, and fibrosis = Halogenoderma (bromoderma)…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Errors and Reasons

…ess that involves the follicle preferentially. Reason: What is termed “folliculitis,” and, in particular, “suppurative folliculitis,” actually is a “suppurative infundibulitis”; the follicle itself, namely, the…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…contents of that infundibulum. 10.38.2A: Pustular dermatitis, infundibular + 10.38.2B: A hair in the center of an abscess = Suppurative infundibulitis of unknown cause When infundibula of suppurative infundibulitides become engorged sufficiently…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…nfundibular, and perifolliculitis, granulomatous + 10.22.15B: Hyphae in a hair = Dermatophytosis These changes represent the suppurative granulomatous stage of Majocchi’s granuloma, a phase between the wholly suppurative

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Cells That Mediate Inflammation (Inflammatory Cells)

…on in inducing of foreign-body granulomas is rupture of an infundibular (epidermal) cyst, the inflammatory process beginning suppurative and soon becoming suppurative granulomatous before proceeding to either tuberculoid or sarcoidal granulomatous…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…cosis can be differentiated from that of nocardiosis by the filamentous nature of its border. 10.17.12A: Nodular dermatitis, suppurative + 10.17.12B: Grains within an assemblage of neutrophils = Nocardiosis Suppurative dermatitis and/or panniculitis…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Applicable Terms

…is common in infectious processes such as those initiated by atypical mycobacteria and deep fungi, the granuloma is known as suppurative. The term granuloma is employed clinically for smooth-surfaced, yellow-orange (“apple jelly”)…

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