Search Results for: kasabach-merritt syndrome

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…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Acroangiodermatitis of Mali/Stewart-Bluefarb syndrome

…Cause and mechanism The mechanisms that account for the changes in the skin in acroangiodermatitis and the Stewart-Bluefarb syndrome are not understood completely, but seem to be secondary to arteriovenous malformations, either congenital or…

Malignant cylindroma in a patient with Brooke-Spiegler syndrome

Malignant cylindroma in a patient with Brooke-Spiegler syndrome

…patients with multiple pre-existing benign lesions. Rare sporadic solitary tumors are also described [3,4]. Brooke-Spiegler syndrome (BSS) is the most frequently associated with malignant cylindromas. The syndrome has autosomal-dominant…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Staphylococcal scalded skin 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…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Acroangiodermatitis of Mali/Stewart-Bluefarb 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…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Sweet’s 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…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Behçet’s Disease

…lberg, 1908. Braun-Falco O, Luderschmidt C, Wolff HH. The sterile Behçet pustule: a typical skin manifestation of the Behçet syndrome. Dtsch Med Wochenschr 1983;108:820-25. Chamberlain MA. A family study of Behçet’s syndrome. Ann Rheum Dis…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Errors and Reasons

…matosis of Churg and Strauss, pustular bacterid of Andrews, the idiopathic atrophoderma of Pasini and Pierini, Lyell’s syndrome, Wells’ syndrome, etc., etc., etc. Error: “Germinal centers” in a nodular infiltrate composed…