Search Results for: eosinophilia

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Lichen sclerosus et atrophicus vs. Superficial morphea

A disease manifested chiefly in the skin by vesicles and bullae that appear on sites of trauma, especially the face and dorsa of the hands, often in conjunction with macular hyperpigmentation and hypertrichosis of a face and sclerodermoid changes…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…0;burned out” morphea; fasciitis with eosinophilia (eosinophilic fasciitis, Shulman’s syndrome) and tryptophane (eosinophilia) myalgia syndrome are both morphea profunda, i.e., morphea that involves the subcutis, sometimes or deep as…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Bullous pemphigoid

…ogic study and review of the literature. Am J Dermatopathol 2003;25(3):183-89. Gunther C, Wozel G, Dressler J, et al. Tissue eosinophilia in pemphigoid gestationis: association with eotaxin and upregulated activation markers on transmigrated…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Advantages of the Algorithmic Method

…including morphea, lichen sclerosus et atrophicus, linear scleroderma [en coup de sabre, facial hemiatrophy], fasciitis with eosinophilia, tryptophan-myalgia syndrome) and progressive systemic sclerosis (acrosclerosis, diffuse systemic sclerosis,…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…shape of a butterfly on the chest is a feature sometimes of porphyria cutanea tarda. What are known as “fasciitis with eosinophilia” (termed badly “eosinophilic fasciitis”), “tryptophane (eosinophilic) myalgia…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Morphea, late stage vs. Collagenous nevus

A disease manifested chiefly in the skin by vesicles and bullae that appear on sites of trauma, especially the face and dorsa of the hands, often in conjunction with macular hyperpigmentation and hypertrichosis of a face and sclerodermoid changes…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Lichen sclerosus et atrophicus

…osus, just as morphea situated in the deep reticular dermis, subcutaneous fat, and fascia often is designated fasciitis with eosinophilia (Shulman”s syndrome). 10.97.21A: Perivascular and interstitial dermatitis + 10.97.21B: Predominance of…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

-oid?

…t is a nonspecific description of a variety of proliferations vascular that range from “angiolymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia” to certain hemangiomas situated particularly on the legs of some young adults. Dermatologists never make…