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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Paraneoplastic pemphigus

…igus Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Elderly persons who suffer from a malignant neoplastic process such as lymphoma, leukemia, thymoma, or Castleman’s disease Distribution of lesions Widespread; usually severe involvement of mucosae…

Two neutrophilic dermatoses captured simultaneously on histology

Two neutrophilic dermatoses captured simultaneously on histology

…in the context of the neutrophilic dermatosis. Case presentation A 72-year-old male with a recent diagnosis of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) had been commenced on chemotherapy—daunorubicin and cytarabine. He was also on ciprofloxacin, posaconazole…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…matosis, lichenoid + 11.2.1B: Abnormal lymphocytes in the dermis and in discrete collections in the epidermis = Adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma The intraepidermal clusters of abnormal lymphocytes resemble those of Pautrier’s collections in…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Errors and Reasons

…s fungoides, lymphomatoid papulosis, anaplastic large-cell lymphoma, subcutaneous T-cell lymphoma, and adult T-cell lymphoma/leukemia; in addition, it is misleading because all of those lymphomas are systemic, not simply cutaneous, involving the…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…ides, such as allergic contact dermatitis or nummular dermatitis, and on neoplastic processes, such as mycosis fungoides and leukemia cutis. All lesions of atopic dermatitis are the result of the effects of rubbing (lichenification) and scratching…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Subcutaneous T-cell lymphoma

…ng erythrophagocytosis and karyophagocytosis. Cytophagic panniculitis is no more a panniculitis than is mycosis fungoides or leukemia that happens to involve fat lobules extensively. Each is a malignant neoplastic process, not an inflammatory one….

From the Dermatologikum Hamburg: Quiz

From the Dermatologikum Hamburg: Quiz

…R, Bolwell B, Lichtin AE. Erythropoietic protoporphyria: altered phenotype after bone marrow transplantation for myelogenous leukemia in a patient heteroallelic for ferrochelatase gene mutations. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2002;46(6):861-6. 7. Tsuboi H,…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Benign and Malignant Cells?

…n developed which potentially may increase the efficacy of treatment and decrease morbidity and mortality by specifically targeting the malignant cell.” Abutalib SA, Tallman MS. Monoclonal antibodies for the treatment of acute myeloid…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…angrenosum. The changes are a manifestation of a process systemic, it ranging from rheumatoid arthritis to acute myelogenous leukemia. These are not the changes of leukocytoclastic vasculitis because of the absence of fibrin from the wall of…