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The book describes the principles of histopathologic patterns in selected acquired skin diseases, together with short clinical descriptions and case reports. The underlying, or possible underlying, mechanisms are elucidated, and controversial concepts are discussed. To facilitate the understanding of underlying mechanisms, the first chapters of the book comprise summaries of basic histology of lymphatics and blood vessels, relevant parts of general pathology, immunology, and molecular cell biology. The histopathological patterns are demonstrated by means of 420 micrographs in shades of gray.
Requirements for a Good Diagnostic Result.- The Dermal Blood Vasculature.- The Dermal Lymphatic Vasculature.- The Immune Response.- Cell and Vascular Response to Infection and Injury.- Cell Death in the Living Body.- Vasculitis.- Skin Lesions due to Abnormalities in Blood Components.- Arteriosclerosis in the Skin.- Thromboangiitis Obliterans.- Angiotropic Lymphoma.- Infections Caused by Common Pyogenic Bacteria.- Common Fungal Infections.- Demodicidosis.- Infections Caused by Mycobacterium Tuberculosis, M. Bovis, and Atypical Mycobacteria.- Leprosy.- Syphilis.- Lyme Borreliosis.- Leishmaniasis.- Herpes Simplex, Herpes Zoster/Varicella, and Cytomegalovirus Infections.- Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis in Skin and Mucous Membranes.- Dermatitis (Eczema).- Psoriasis.- Lichen Planus and Lichen Nitidus.- Autoimmune Vesicular, Bullous, and Pustular Dermatoses.- Recurrent Vesicular Eruptions.- Profiles of the Epidermal/Dermal Area in some Vesicular/Bullous Dermatoses.- Skin Lesions Due to Drugs.- Artifacts.
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