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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Algorithms Predicated on “Nonspecific” Findings

…blister, and marked edema of the papillary dermis = Bullous pemphigoid/Herpes gestationis + Hyphae in the stratum corneum = Dermatophytosis + Mites, parts of them, their progeny, or their excreta in the stratum corneum = Scabies + Collections of…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Applicable Terms

…tional microscope. For example, mounds of parakeratosis that house neutrophils at their summit signify eruptive psoriasis or dermatophytosis, mounds of scale-crusts at lips of infundibular ostia indicate seborrheic dermatitis, alternation of short…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Errors and Reasons

…pustular bacterid of Andrews, and subcorneal pustular dermatosis of Sneddon and Wilkinson), condyloma lata, rupial syphilis, dermatophytosis, halogenoderma, acrodermatitis enteropathica, and Letterer-Siwe disease; there is nothing specific about a…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases


…nosis histopathologic Mounds of parakeratosis with neutrophils at their summit is a clue to guttate (eruptive) psoriasis and dermatophytosis. Neutrophils scattered among compressed keratocytes at the periphery of a tense intraepidermal vesicle on a…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Spongiform Pustular Diseases?

…of pustule is characteristic of psoriasis, Reiter’s syndrome, and geographic tongue, but may also be seen in Candida, dermatophytosis, and impetiginized chronic dermatitis.” Warschaw KE, Cotton JP. Glossary. In: Farmer ER, Hood AF, eds….

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Tinea nigra

…nicopathologic Pigment in the stratum corneum is manufactured by the fungi. Differential diagnosis histopathologic Hyphae of dermatophytosis in the cornified layer appear blue in sections stained by hematoxylin and eosin, rather than brown, as is…