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Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Churg-Strauss Granuloma and Allergic Granulomatosis?

…figures may form whenever eosinophils are present in extraordinarily large number, as occurs, for example, in insect bites, scabies, infestations by parasites, bullous pemphigoid, and herpes gestationis. In contrast, a Churg-Strauss granuloma as…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Eosinophilic Cellulitis (Wells’ Syndrome)?

…conditions including eczema, prurigo, tinea infection, herpes gestationis, cutaneous mastocytoma, arthropod bite reactions, scabies, nasopharyngeal linguatulosis and onchocerciasis. . . . Flame figures are important diagnostic features…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Colors Stereotypical for Diseases Specific?

…a is pink, psoriasis is red and pityriasis versicolor is frequently brown; the papules of lichen planus are purple, those of scabies are red, those of xanthomata are yellow or orange, and those of a blue naevus are blue.” Du Vivier A. The…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Id Reactions?

…ns (for example, pompholix of the hands in response to dermatophyte infection elsewhere), to localized bacterial infections, scabies, burns and ionizing radiation, and also to stasis dermatitis. Generalization of a localized cutaneous eruption has…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Reactive Perforating Collagenosis?

…evolution of this skin disease.” Brinkmeier T, Herbst RA, Frosch PJ. Reactive perforating collagenosis associated with scabies in a diabetic. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 2004;18(5):588-90. Search Derm101.com for reactive perforating…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…parts of a tick left in the dermis as the critter is pulled off may induce a pseudolymphomatous reaction; nodular lesions of scabies are denser and deeper than the usual response to an arthropod assault, and a biopsy specimen from the center of an…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Psychocutaneous Disorders?

…or the pruritus is physical as is notorious in disorders as unalike as dermatitis herpetiformis, Grover’s disease, and scabies. In sum, much more needs to be learned about the relationship between emotions and skin diseases, and about the…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Lymphomatoid papulosis

…papulosis tend to be distinctly aberrant, much more so than is the case of lymphocytes in inflammatory diseases like nodular scabies or in response to the “bite” of a tick. It is important that a histopathologist refrain from…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…Nodular scabies Lymphomatoid papulosis…

Generalized, pruritic skin eruption in an immunocompromised patient

Generalized, pruritic skin eruption in an immunocompromised patient

…ases, which allow invasion of fungi into the stratum corneum. Differential diagnosis included and was not limited to crusted scabies, psoriasis and sebo-psoriasis, nutritional deficiency. Extensive tinea corporis requires systemic therapy with…