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Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Diabetic Dermopathy?

…frequent skin lesions observed in 240/393 NIDDM [non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus] subjects (61%) were represented by infections (20% of all patients) and diabetic dermopathy (12.5%), while other lesions were not common.” Romano G,…

Subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus onset preceded by Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease

Subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus onset preceded by Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease

…). Other laboratory findings were all within normal ranges. Serologic investigations excluded viral, bacterial and parasitic infections, including syphilis and cytomegalovirus, Epstein-Barr virus, HIV, Rickettsia coronii, Brucella spp, Salmonella…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…bulitis, suppurative and granulomatous peri-infundibulitis, and fibrosis = Halogenoderma (bromoderma) Halogens of all kinds may induce suppurative infundibulitis that is joined by pseudocarcinomatous changes, but, unlike the situation in infections

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Lichen sclerosus et atrophicus vs. Chronic radiation dermatitis

The most common form of eruptive inflammation in the subcutaneous fat, i.e., panniculitis, marked by tender, smooth and erythematous plaques, nodules, or tumors (or combinations thereof) that usually affect the anterior aspect of the legs and, less…

Two neutrophilic dermatoses captured simultaneously on histology

Two neutrophilic dermatoses captured simultaneously on histology

…th dyskeratosis and sloughing into the lumen. Surrounding these changes there was a neutrophilic and lymphocytic infiltrate. Fungal, bacterial and mycobacterial cultures were negative. Figure 1. (a) A scanning power view showing subepidermal edema…

Dermoscopy of histoid leprosy: a case report

Dermoscopy of histoid leprosy: a case report

…d arms (Figure 1). Peripheral nerve examination was normal. Differential diagnosis of HL, sarcoidosis, neurofibromatosis and deep fungal infection was considered. Dermoscopy was performed using handheld manual DermLite 3 (3Gen, Inc, San Juan…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…a short period of time (e.g., as was the case in times past for recalcitrant verrucae on volar skin, as well as for acne and fungal disease) appears many years after therapy had commenced and at the exact site of treatment. The changes seen…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Differential Diagnosis

…olar keratosis or Bowen’s disease not uncommon 14. An underlying process responsible, e.g., granular-cell neoplasm and deep fungal infection, usually identifiable 14. No identifiable underlying process, except for changes such as solar…

Dermoscopic patterns in patients with a clinical diagnosis of onychomycosis—results of a prospective study including data of potassium hydroxide (KOH) and culture examination

Dermoscopic patterns in patients with a clinical diagnosis of onychomycosis—results of a prospective study including data of potassium hydroxide (KOH) and culture examination

…ious treatment for onychomycosis were excluded. Diagnosis of onychomycosis was made with KOH examination and the presence of fungal elements (hyphae, spores or yeasts) was considered positive for the diagnosis. Part of the sample was also cultured…