Search Results for: sarcoidosis

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…

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…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Figurate Erythemas?

…“shaped like a ring,” and lesions in scores of inflammatory diseases, among them annular lichen planus, annular sarcoidosis, annular syphilis, granuloma annulare, and erythema multiforme, assume the shape of a ring. In this sense, each…

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…

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…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Erythema nodosum vs. Nodular vasculitis

An inflammatory process that involves the acra, in particular fingers and toes, and sometimes the thighs with bluish red papules and nodules, which invariably is induced by cold. Chilblain is a synonym for pernio, which usually represents lupus…

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,…

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…

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…