Search Results for: eosinophilia

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Lichen sclerosus et atrophicus vs. Superficial morphea

A generic term for at least two different inflammatory diseases that have in common hardening of the skin by virtue of thickening of bundles of collagen in the dermis and subcutis. One of those diseases manifests itself as localized or widespread…

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

Morphea, late stage vs. Collagenous nevus

A generic term for at least two different inflammatory diseases that have in common hardening of the skin by virtue of thickening of bundles of collagen in the dermis and subcutis. One of those diseases manifests itself as localized or widespread…

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…

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…