Search Results for: sarcoidosis

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Granuloma faciale

…, or tumors marked on their surface often by patulous ostia of infundibula Course Protracted Differential diagnosis clinical Sarcoidosis presents itself usually as numerous scattered papules that, on the face, tend to aggregate around the eyes,…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Erythema nodosum vs. Nodular vasculitis

An inflammatory (granulomatous) process that involves, among other organs, the lungs, lymph nodes, and skin, and the latter in the form usually of papules, sometimes in arcuate and annular configuration, especially on a face, but also on the…

Isolated giant molluscum contagiosum mimicking epidermoid cyst

Isolated giant molluscum contagiosum mimicking epidermoid cyst

…th altered or impaired immunity such as atopic dermatitis, after long term corticosteroid and immunosuppressive therapy use, sarcoidosis, leukemias, Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome and especially with acquired immune deficiency syndrome, atypical lesions…

Enlarging plaque on the face with enlarged supraorbital nerve

Enlarging plaque on the face with enlarged supraorbital nerve

…ing an external neurolysis [1,9]. Concerning our patient, the clinical differential diagnosis included, among others, mainly sarcoidosis, skin lymphoma, granuloma annulare, tinea faciei, discoid lupus erythematosus and lupus vulgaris. A…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Pernio, Perniosis, Lupus Pernio, Chilblain, and Chilblain Lupus?

…onundrum can be lessened by first eliminating from the discussion lupus pernio, which simply is a cutaneous manifestation of sarcoidosis, consisting, as it does, of smooth, shiny violaceous plaques made up of collections of epithelioid histiocytes…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Ichthyoses?

…ary to a systemic pathologic process, especially a malignancy, such as a lymphoma, but also an inflammatory disease, such as sarcoidosis, is the same, clinically and histopathologically, as ichthyosis vulgaris. In short, there are but three…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…tion with numerous foam cells and fat “microcysts” = Erythema nodosum The differential diagnosis is subcutaneous sarcoidosis in which tuberculoid granulomas also may punctuate fat lobules, but no granulomatous and fibrosing inflammation…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Silica granuloma

…id tubercles Particles crystalline, barely visible, in some multinucleate histiocytes Differential diagnosis histopathologic Sarcoidosis, zirconium granuloma, and beryllium granuloma are unassociated with particles of foreign bodies in sections of…

From the Dermatologikum Hamburg: Quiz

From the Dermatologikum Hamburg: Quiz

…2A-E are those of a sarcoidal granulomatous dermatitis. The disease that first comes to mind when looking at this pattern is sarcoidosis. However, the clinical presentation with few localized small nodules or papules in a child would be very…