Pompholyx

    Article Contributors: 
    Sean Klepper M.D.
    Artur Zembowicz M.D....

    Also known as: dyshidrotic eczema, eczema of palms and soles

    Clinical Features:

    • Eczematous dermatitis characterized by pruritic tense vesicles on the digits, palms or soles
    • The etiology is unknown, but it is sometimes associated with heat, stress, tinea pedis and allergy to nickel.

    Histologic Features:

    • Spongiotic dermatitis, usually of the acute pattern, sometimes with the formation of intraepidermal vesicles
    • Variable upper dermal perivascular lymphocytic infiltrate
    • The epidermis is normal to acanthotic.
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  • Pompholyx
    Author: Artur Zembowicz M.D. Ph.D.

    Conference: DermatopathologyConsultations.com Teaching Collection