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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…lesion may be misinterpreted as true urtica, a condition devoid entirely of such “dust.” If, however, a purpuric papule or a fresh vesicle is present, biopsy of either of them will disclose not only nuclear “dust” of…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Pyogenic granuloma

…over the course of a lifetime. Kaposi’s sarcoma may manifest itself as macules/patches and nodules/tumors, as well as papules. A single papule of bacillary angiomatosis, hemangioma, and Kaposi’s sarcoma may be indistinguishable from one…

Blue nevus with a starburst pattern on dermoscopy

Blue nevus with a starburst pattern on dermoscopy

…fuse fibrosis (Figures 3 and 4). Finally, we made a diagnosis of a blue nevus based on these findings. Figure 1. A blue-gray papule on the right leg. [Copyright: ©2012 Shiga et al.] Figure 2. The lesion showed homogeneous blue pigmentation with many…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Arthropod assaults

…homatoid papulosis, unlike insect “bites,” may exhibit a lichenoid infiltrate in the upper part of the dermis. A papule of mycosis fungoides differs from a papule of scabies (especially of “nodular” scabies) by being made up…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Atopic Dermatitis?

…e name applied to various severely itchy skin eruptions (prurigo = itching scale), whose primary lesions show urticarial seropapules, urticarial papules, or persistent papulonodules which become excoriated by scratching.” Braun-Falco O, Plewig…