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49 Possible Causes for Spongiform Pustules

  • Acute Generalized Exanthematous Pustulosis

    The most relevant histopathological feature is represented by the detection of non-follicular subcorneal and/or intracorneal spongiform pustules that are usually large, contiguous[] pustulation of the epidermis, often most prominent in the hair follicles Leukocytoclastic vasculitis may occasionally be seen.[] Histology showed subcorneal spongiform pustules, keratinocyte necrosis, perivascular inflammatory infiltrate rich in neutrophils and eosinophils, and focal areas of leukocytoclastic[]

  • Erosive Pustular Dermatosis of the Scalp

    When neutrophils are present subcorneal and spongiform pustules may be noted.[] While spongiform pustules in the epidermis may sometimes be found in Sneddon-Wilkinson, this finding is far more characteristic of a closely related condition, pustular psoriasis[] Collarettes of scale following rupture of intact pustules, inframammary fold.[]


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  • Interstitial Lung Disease

    A biopsy of a pustule on the back showed spongiform pustule of Kogoj.[]

  • Sweet Syndrome

    The histopathological examination showed a diffuse dermal neutrophilic infiltrate, edema of the papillary dermis, spongiform pustules; consistent with the diagnosis of Sweet[] Histopathologic examination of the lesion showed a diffuse dermal neutrophilic infiltrate, edema of the papillary dermis, spongiform pustules, and no leukocytoclastic vasculitis[]

  • Anonychia - Onychodystrophy Syndrome

    These pustules, known as "spongiform pustules of Kogoj", differ from those seen in pustular psoriasis in that there may be little epidermal necrosis in early stages of ACH[] The characteristic histopathological feature is intra- epidermal spongiform pustules filled with neutrophils . There are no specific tests to confirm the diagnosis.[] pustules.[]

  • Subcorneal Pustular Dermatosis

    In actuality, there is nothing specific about a Munro's microabscess, a spongiform pustule of Kogoj, or a subcorneal pustule.[] A pustule of psoriasis consists of clusters of neutrophils in the spinous zone (a microabscess of Munro), in sponge-like array in the upper part of the epidermis (spongiform[] Biopsy of an abdominal pustule showed a spongiform pustule of Kogoj formed by large collections of neutrophils in the upper spinous and granular layers ( Figure 2 ).[]

  • Etretinate

    A second skin biopsy revealed monolocular pustules and Kogoj's spongiform pustules in the subcorneal layer.[] The histopathology revealed subcorneal neutrophilic infiltration and microabscesses without Kogoj's spongiform pustules.[] However, she developed widespread geographic erythema and numerous pustules over her entire body with a fever when she got a cold.[]

  • Median Rhomboid Glossitis

    There may be spongiform pustules in the parakeratinised surface layers and evidence of candidal hyphae.[]

  • Secondary Syphilis

    Histologic Features: Epidermal changes: Sspongiosis Basal vacuolar change exocytosis of lymphocytes Spongiform pustulation Parakeratosis.[]

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