Search Results for: cellulitis

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

The Algorithmic Method

…ymphocytes and neutrophils is met with uncommonly in inflammatory diseases of the skin and when it does occur, as happens in cellulitis, a response to the “bite” of a flea, acute discoid lupus erythematosus, urticarial lesions of…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Acne vulgaris

…t or all may be present together. 2. Conglobate acne: The triad of acne conglobata, hidradenitis suppurativa, and dissecting cellulitis of the scalp (perifolliculitis capitis abscedens et suffodiens) consists of large abscesses that take the form of…

Eosinophilic dermatosis of hematologic malignancy mimicking varicella zoster infection: report in a woman with chronic lymphocytic leukemia and review of the literature

Eosinophilic dermatosis of hematologic malignancy mimicking varicella zoster infection: report in a woman with chronic lymphocytic leukemia and review of the literature

…r [4]. The clinical differential diagnosis includes arthropod assault, dermatitis herpetiformis, drug reaction, eosinophilic cellulitis, eosinophilic folliculitis, infection, leukemia cutis, papular urticaria, scabies, and urticarial stage of…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Ecthyma gangrenosum

…bundles of collagen in foci in the dermis Necrosis of epidermis and ulceration Variations clinical The disorder may simulate cellulitis in the form of plaques on which blisters may be situated. Laboratory confirmation Gram stain of a blister reveals…

From the Dermatologikum Hamburg: Quiz

From the Dermatologikum Hamburg: Quiz

…f the clinical context, these findings are not unequivocally diagnostic and bacterial infection, deep mycosis, or dissecting cellulitis of the scalp may be considered in the differential diagnosis. In correlation with the clinical picture of a large…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Gas gangrene

…lar leukostasis to occur in experimental gas gangrene. Infect Immun 1999;67(9):4902-7. Feingold DS. Gangrenous and crepitant cellulitis. J Am Acad Dermatol 1982;6:289–99. Fraenkel E. Über Gasphlegmonen. Hamburg: 1893. Klotz O, Holman WL. Infection…