Search Results for: itch-scratch sequence

Murphy MJ (ed). Molecular Diagnostics in Dermatology and Dermatopathology. New York: Springer Science + Business Media (Humana Press), 2011

Murphy MJ (ed). Molecular Diagnostics in Dermatology and Dermatopathology. New York: Springer Science + Business Media (Humana Press), 2011

…ollowing binding of the primer to one strand, why not the entire strand? Why is the PCR product restricted to a short target sequence? The authors do not mention the fact that a pair of primers is required, binding to different loci adjacent to the…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Nail Units

…he isthmus, the outer sheath there cornifies in a distinctive unfettered fashion. When a nail separates from its bed as a consequence of a variety of processes pathologic, the epithelium of the bed proceeds to cornify in an equally unrestrained…

Hypertrophic lichen planus versus prurigo nodularis: a dermoscopic perspective

Hypertrophic lichen planus versus prurigo nodularis: a dermoscopic perspective

…urodermatitis of unclear etiology characterized by excoriated, intensely pruritic nodules, which are secondary to an intense itchscratch cycle (Figure 1b). It was first described by Hardaway in 1880 and named by Hyde and Montgomery in 1909 [2]. It…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…ing and their characteristics in culture indicate that they are rickettsiae of the Rochalimaea family and not bacilli of cat-scratch disease as was thought when the organisms first were detected. The name now given to the organism is Rochalimaea…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Dandruff a Disease?

…filthinesse of the head called in Latin Perrigo, in English the dandruffe of the head, the which is, when at the kembing and scratching of the head, certaine white scales, as it were branne, falleth off from the head, and lyeth very thick among and…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Algorithms Predicated on “Nonspecific” Findings

…bove the epidermal basal layer = Creeping eruption + Cercaria in the middle of the epidermal spinous layer = Swimmer”s itch + Wedge-shaped perivascular and interstitial infiltrate of lymphocytes and eosinophils = Insect “bite” +…