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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Erythema nodosum

…ant. So-called erythema nodosum leperosum has nothing to do with true erythema nodosum; it is a manifestation of lepromatous leprosy “in reaction.” Last it must be emphasized that erythema nodosum, like erythema multiforme,…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Photoallergic dermatitis vs. Phototoxic dermatitis

…or plaques of tuberculoid leprosy, whereas those who are immunologically incompetent have nodules and tumors of lepromatous leprosy. When features of both tuberculoid and lepromatous leprosy are present together in one person, the disease is…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology


…apparently as a consequence of an underlying disease like Hodgkin’s disease, carcinoma of the breast, and lepromatous leprosy. Individual scales of acquired ichthyosis have attributes clinical and histopathologic identical to those of…