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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

Endothelial Swelling?

…n summary, all inflammatory diseases of the skin, and especially those with nodular and diffuse infiltrates, such as nodular scabies and other “pseudolymphomas”, are associated with dilated vessels whose endothelial cells are larger than…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Pattern Analysis in Historical Perspective

…ess was true also of the subjects listed under certain captions, e.g., diseases as disparate as erythema nodosum, psoriasis, scabies, radiodermatitis, and alopecia areata being lumped in a chapter given to “Noninfectious Inflammatory…

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

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…

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…

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…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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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…