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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Tinea versicolor

…nd are delicate because the cornified layer maintains its basket-weave configuration. Differential diagnosis histopathologic Candidiasis is typified by longer and thinner pseudohyphae and larger spores. Dermatophytosis is characterized by longer,…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Histiocytosis X

…es to diagnosis histopathologic Histiocytosis X (Hand-Schüller-Christian disease) on genital skin misdiagnosed clinically as candidiasis: Denominators in common: Papules set close are covered by crusts and associated often with erosions and ulcers….

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Pityrosporum Folliculitis and Demodectic Folliculitis?

…ically appear on the back, chest, and sometimes the extremities.” Klenk AS, Martin AG, Heffernan MP. Yeast infections: candidiasis, pityriasis (tinea) versicolor. In: Freedberg IM, Eisen AZ, Wolff K, et al., eds. Fitzpatrick’s…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases


…hanges shown here developed in a patient who was severely immunosuppressed. In that circumstance, organisms such as those of candidiasis proliferate with abandon. Vasculitis, as evidenced by thrombi in venules in the upper part of the dermis, often…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Acrodermatitis enteropathica

…linical Hartnup’s disease, methylmalon acidemia, propionic acidemia, and biotin deficiency may show changes identical. Candidiasis presents itself as intensely red patches and pustules accompanied by satellite lesions in intertriginous regions…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology


…many a patient. Another white lesion of mucous membranes that may present a problem of differential diagnosis clinically is candidiasis, but there the cornified layer teems with hyphae. The importance of making a definite diagnosis of leukoplakia…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Leukokeratosis vs. Leukoplakia

An inflammatory disease caused by the yeast Candida albicans and manifested clinically as erythematous papules and pustules that may become confluent to form plaques in the case of the former and erosions in the case of the latter. The nail unit…