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Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Eosinophilic Cellulitis (Wells’ Syndrome)?

…ilic cellulitis of papulonodular presentation (Wellssyndrome). J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 2005;19(2):226-7. “Wells syndrome, or eosinophilic cellulitis, is a rare disorder characterized by erythematous plaques evolving into dermal or…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Follicular Degeneration Syndrome?

…;Recently, a subset of scarring alopecia has been identified in African-Americans and given the name follicular degeneration syndrome. . . . How follicular degeneration syndrome differs from what has previously been called “hot comb…

Proton pump inhibitor induced Sweet’s syndrome: report of acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis in a woman with recurrent breast cancer

Proton pump inhibitor induced Sweet’s syndrome: report of acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis in a woman with recurrent breast cancer

…ancer presenting as gastric mucosa and vertebral metastases also raises the possibility of concurrent paraneoplastic Sweet’s syndrome, her Sweet’s syndrome symptoms and lesions resolved without recurrence while her recurrent metastatic visceral…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome

…roduced by a staphylococcus, the findings histopathologic are completely different from those of staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome. Toxic shock syndrome is characterized by a perivascular mixed-cell infiltrate of lymphocytes, neutrophils, and…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Toxic shock syndrome

syndrome may be thought of as a pattern brought about by more than a single cause. Bibliography Bibliography for toxic shock syndrome Crum NF, Wallace MR. Group B streptococcal necrotizing fasciitis and toxic shock-like syndrome: a case report and…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Sweet’s syndrome

…induced by drugs and infectious agents, but in most instances, no cause for them is found. So, too, it is with Sweet’s syndrome. In some persons with Sweet’s syndrome, however, leukemia, usually acute myeloid, seems to be the factor that…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Erythema multiforme vs. Toxic shock syndrome

…orms of LE are mediated by lymphocytes, in a spectrum called “lupus dermatitis” by the late Dr. A. Bernard Ackerman, while bullous SLE, and some urticarial lesions are mediated by neutrophils. In the lupus anticoagulant syndrome, purpuric lesions…