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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Leukocytoclastic vasculitis

…nfection by herpesvirus. Whether ulcers that develop in such lesions are related to the vasculitis has yet to be determined. Leprosy in reaction and lues maligna are affiliated with “neutrophilic vasculitis” of small vessels; whether…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Miescher’s granuloma of the face

…ell granuloma. J Am Acad Dermatol 1979;1:413–21. Leiker DL, Kok SH, Spaas JJ. Granuloma multiforme. A new disease resembling leprosy. Int J Lepr 1964;32: 368–70. Mehregan AH, Altman J. Miescher’s granuloma of the face. A variant of the…

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

Discussions

…at of a lion (leonine), as does that of some patients with lymphoma or leukemia and, stereotypically, those with lepromatous leprosy. In brief, actinic reticuloid is a euphemism for persistent photoallergic dermatitis, i.e., persistent light…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Photoallergic dermatitis vs. Phototoxic dermatitis

…in and subcutaneous tissue by atypical mycobacteria, that is, mycobacteria other than those responsible for tuberculosis and leprosy, expressed clinically as keratotic and crusted papules, plaques, nodules, and tumors that may be punctuated by…