Search Results for: kasabach-merritt syndrome

Ocular Inflammation

Ocular Inflammation

…so-called sicca syndrome (see below). “Sicca syndrome”: A reduced tear film. Strictly speaking, the “sicca syndrome” is not a syndrome but a clinical finding. The reduction of the tear film can be measured by the Schirmer…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Perivasculitis?

…corticosteroids. J Rheumatol 1985;12:1000–3. “To our knowledge, skin lesions associated with Goodpasture’s syndrome have not been reported to date. A patient developed discrete, macular, erythematous lesions on the instep of his…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Overlap Syndromes?

…n, not an overlap. On the basis of the aforementioned observations, we are compelled to conclude that the concept of overlap syndromes is without merit. “Lupus erythematosus-lichen planus overlap syndrome is a heterogeneous entity in which one…

From the Dermatologikum Hamburg

From the Dermatologikum Hamburg

…ent presented here, some lesions were indistinguishable clinically from pyoderma gangrenosum, while typical lesions of Sweet syndrome were lacking. In clinicopathological correlation, RND seems to be distinct and different from both Sweet’s…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Algorithms Predicated on “Nonspecific” Findings

…ulitis, e.g., erysipelas + Neutrophils and nuclear “dust” of neutrophils in a nodular infiltrate = Sweet”s syndrome + Atypical mononuclear cells in a dense diffuse infiltrate = Leukemia + Lymphocytes in a perivascular infiltrate =…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Images

…ils, and eosinophils, slight spongiosis, ballooning, and individual necrotic keratocytes beneath parakeratosis = Toxic shock syndrome The constellation of findings pictured is specific for toxic shock syndrome and differentiates it from so-called…