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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Cold panniculitis

…at develop rapidly usually appear first on the buttocks and from there can extend to involve much of the panniculus adiposa. Cellulitis of the buccal mucosa caused by Haemophilus influenzae presents itself as a blue or red-purple plaque on the face…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Deep fungal infections

…ulitides devoid usually of granulomas and, of course, of microorganisms always. Acne conglobata, acne keloidalis, dissecting cellulitis of the scalp, and hidradenitis suppurative, basically, are suppurative infundibulitides associated with…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Lymphedema

…of lymph nodes, e.g., during mastectomy with axillary node excision. Inflammatory lymphedema is caused by recurrent bouts of cellulitis and lymphangitis, usually by streptococci (elephantiasis verrucosa nostras). Elephantiasis due to filariasis….

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…

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

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…

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…