Search Results for: hand-foot-mouth disease

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Metastasizing Dermatofibroma?

…es vaguely dermatofibroma histopathologically. For example, Arouni et al. told of a patient with a lesion on the dorsum of a foot less than 1.5 centimeters in diameter, which was diagnosed by conventional microscopy as “fibrous…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Junctional epidermolysis bullosa

…um admixed with neutrophils and erythrocytes. Differential diagnosis histopathologic Other cell-poor subepidermal blistering diseases, such as a suction blister, cell-poor pemphigoid, and one expression of acquired epidermolysis bullosa; all of…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Rosacea

…93. Laude TA, Salvemini JN. Perioral dermatitis in children. Semin Cutan Med Surg 1999;18(3):206–9. Ormsby OS, Montgomery H. Diseases of the Skin. Philadelphia: Lea & Febiger, 1954. Pusey WA. The Principles and Practice of Dermatology. New York:…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Granuloma annulare

…the hands and buttocks, and in the pretibial region. Perforating granuloma annulare presents itself usually on the dorsa of hands as tiny umbilicated papules topped by crusts. Widespread granuloma annulare consists of innumerable 2 to 5 mm papules…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Acne vulgaris

…ubject, it is worth emphasizing two aspects of import, namely, the difference between infundibulitis and folliculitis on one hand and sebaceous secretion and sebum on the other. Acne vulgaris, when pustular, is a suppurative infundibulitis, not a…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Urticarial reaction to an arthropod assault vs. Urtica

…bullae. The papules, pustules, and nodules may be centered in follicles (Majocchi’s granuloma). Lesions may occur on any anatomic site, but particularly on the scalp (tinea capitis), inguinal region (tinea cruris), hands (tinea manum), feet…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…ke lesions in those four diseases produces a specimen from which sections of tissue display changes diagnostic of a specific disease, ones very different from findings in urtica. Subtle differences histopathologic exist among responses to…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Apocrine mixed tumor vs. Eccrine mixed tumor

…bullae. The papules, pustules, and nodules may be centered in follicles (Majocchi’s granuloma). Lesions may occur on any anatomic site, but particularly on the scalp (tinea capitis), inguinal region (tinea cruris), hands (tinea manum), feet…

Protecting the patient is our protection

Protecting the patient is our protection

…ssue samples by securing every diagnostic step. Addressing pathology errors and eliminating potential sources of mistakes go hand-in-hand with the right of the patients and their caregivers to a complete, correct, and timely diagnosis. Apart from…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Silica granuloma

…chnician are a clue to foreign bodies being present in the tissue, they causing rents unavoidable, no matter how skilled the hand. Laboratory confirmation Polarized light reveals particles of silica to be brilliant and doubly refractile….