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…

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…

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 =…

Two neutrophilic dermatoses captured simultaneously on histology

Two neutrophilic dermatoses captured simultaneously on histology

…te febrile neutrophilic dermatosis. Orphanet J Rare Dis 2007;2(1):34. PubMed CrossRef 2. Cohen PR, Kurzrock R. Sweet’s syndrome revisited: a review of disease concepts. Int J Dermatol 2003;42(10):761-78. PubMed CrossRef 3. Greer KE, Cooper PH….