Superficial Perivascular Dermatitis with Spongiotic Epidermal Changes

  • Bruce R. Smoller
  • Kim M. Hiatt


Spongiotic dermatitis

Histologic correlate of eczema

Presence of edema within the epidermis

Superficial perivascular lymphocytic infiltrate

Exocytosis of lymphocytes into epidermis

Parakeratosis is present except in very acute lesions


Contact Dermatitis Allergic Contact Dermatitis Acute Lesion Irritant Contact Dermatitis Secondary Syphilis 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PathologyUniversity of Arkansas for Medical SciencesArkansasUSA

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