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What’s New in Dermatopathology

Inflammatory Dermatoses

Penn, Lauren, MD*; Rothman, Lisa, MD*; Sutton, Angela M., DO; Brinster, Nooshin K., MD*; Vidal, Claudia I., MD, PhD†,‡

Advances in Anatomic Pathology: January 2019 - Volume 26 - Issue 1 - p 40–55
doi: 10.1097/PAP.0000000000000210
Review Articles

Inflammatory skin diseases encompass a vast array of conditions. The field continues to expand and evolve with resurgence of conditions, through newly recognized medication adverse effects, and via more detailed descriptions of known dermatoses. The importance of clinicopathologic correlation and an up to date knowledge of dermatologic conditions cannot be overstated. This review focuses on an array of recent important developments in the histologic diagnosis of inflammatory conditions that affect the skin.

*The Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology, New York University, New York, NY

Departments of Dermatology

Pathology, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO

L.P., L.R., A.M.S. contributed equally to the work.

N.K.B.: senior author.

C.I.V.: invited and senior author.

The authors have no funding or conflicts of interest to disclose.

Reprints: Claudia I. Vidal, MD, PhD, 1755 S. Grand Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63104 (e-mail: figures can be viewed online in color at

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