Perivascular lymphocytic infiltrate - Doctor answers

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Causes of modest superfical perivascular lymphocytic infiltrate? Vessels show reactive changes, no necrosis, no eosinophils and no neutrophils seen.

Causes of modest superfical perivascular lymphocytic infiltrate? Vessels show reactive changes, no necrosis, no eosinophils and no neutrophils seen.

Skin inflammation: This indicates an inflammatory process involving the skin, but it doesn't point to a specific cause. You will need to follow with your dermatologist regarding the cause and treatment of your condition. ...Read more

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Vacuolar interface dermatitis, tight superficl perivascular & periadnexial lymphocytic infiltrate, mild incr. In dermal mucin. No fungus.-rash biopsy.?

Vacuolar interface dermatitis, tight superficl perivascular & periadnexial lymphocytic infiltrate, mild incr. In dermal mucin. No fungus.-rash biopsy.?

Varied possibilities: These findings suggest several possible entities. Based on this description of biopsy findings diagnoses including connective tissue disease such as lupus erythematosus may be considered, as well as a drug reaction. However, the only way to accurately make a diagnosis is to correlate the biopsy findings with the clinical presentation and other symptoms a patient may be having. ...Read more

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Hi, My skin biopsy shows "hyperkeratosis and acanthosis of the epidermis and in dermis perivascular lymphocytic infitrate" will Ciclosporin help me?

Hi, My skin biopsy shows "hyperkeratosis and acanthosis of the epidermis and in dermis perivascular lymphocytic infitrate" will Ciclosporin help me?

Not specific enough: This sounds like a fairly benign pathologic description, so I doubt you would need cyclosporine, unless there is other information, or there has been no response to more benign therapies ...Read more

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My skin biopsy says mild perivascular lymphcytic infiltrate. Mild mucopolysacharide like material in papilary dermis extending to skin. What is this?

My skin biopsy says mild perivascular lymphcytic infiltrate. Mild mucopolysacharide like material in papilary dermis extending to skin. What is this?

Nonspecific.: This is a very nonspecific picture. It can be seen in many common skin conditions, such as sunburn, eczema, and medication rashes. The fact that the pathologist did not list a diagnosis indicates that the appearance is too nonspecific to pinpoint a cause, so (s)he just described what (s)he saw. ...Read more

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What is mild superficial perivascular lymphocytic inflammation?

What u r describing: Sounds like a lymphocytic dermatitis; these rashes can be caused by reactions to medications or alternatively other allergic reactions. Speak with your physician for further insight. ...Read more

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Skin biopsy result: superficial to mid dermal perivascular lymphocytic infilitrate with focal basal vacuolar changes. Does thismean allergic vasculitis?

Skin biopsy result: superficial to mid dermal perivascular lymphocytic infilitrate with focal basal vacuolar changes. Does thismean allergic vasculitis?

No: There is no involvement of the blood vessels themselves- thus not vasculitis by definition. This is a very common skin biopsy finding which has no diagnostic meaning other than ruling out a more serious condition. ...Read more

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Derm biopsy report: mild vacuolar dermatitis with scattered papillary dermal interstitial eosinophils and perivascular lymphocytes. What does it mean?

Derm biopsy report: mild vacuolar dermatitis with scattered papillary dermal interstitial eosinophils and perivascular lymphocytes. What does it mean?

Biopsy report: You need to discuss this with the person who did the biopsy and ordered the report. They are in the best position to interpret it. We don't even know where the biopsy was from. ...Read more

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What does dense subepithelial lymphocytic infiltrate with small lymphocytes and scattered plasma cells mean?

What does dense subepithelial lymphocytic infiltrate with small lymphocytes and scattered plasma cells mean?

Inflammation: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, There is no cancer. There is chronic inflammation in the skin and the cause is not apparent from the information you provided. It would be useful for you and your doctor to talk to the pathologist who wrote the report. ...Read more

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What does brisk lymphocytic infiltrate mean in relation to a diagnosis of basal cell carcinoma?

What does brisk lymphocytic infiltrate mean in relation to a diagnosis of basal cell carcinoma?

Cancer recognition: A "brisk lymphocytic infiltrate" with bcc is usually a sign that the body has recognized there is cancer in the cells where the infiltrate is found. However, "brisk lymphocytic infiltrate" is not usually a finding on pathology of a basal cell carcinoma. It is more often seen and noted in melanomas. I would discuss this with your doctor for more precise clarification. ...Read more

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How common is a lichenoid lymphocytic infiltrate w/ tanglestacia in a skin biopsy? I was diagnosed Mycosis Fungoides last year, could this be new spot

How common is a lichenoid lymphocytic infiltrate w/ tanglestacia in a skin biopsy? I was diagnosed Mycosis Fungoides last year, could this be new spot

Nonspecific terms vs: The diagnosis of nycosis fungoides is based on a combination of 4 items: clinical, histological, immunotests, molecular. The histological picture mimics many forms and also includes lichenoid infiltrate, plus in a third, , atypical abnormal cells form cerebriform Pautier's nests. To answer your question, your biopsy should have molecular clonality, expert pathology immunohistology review. ...Read more

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"there is an accompanying mild perivascular & interstitial acute & chronic infiltrate." what does that mean in layman's terms? (vulvar biopsy)

"there is an accompanying mild perivascular & interstitial acute & chronic infiltrate." what does that mean in layman's terms? (vulvar biopsy)

Not much: It's a little bit inflamed & has been for some time. These mild changes may be more helpful to the dermatologist who may be trying to make a specific diagnosis -- or just a tipoff on "nothing to worry about." your physican will give you the final word. ...Read more

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My son had a skin biopsy (7 yrs). N the report says perivascular lymphoctic infiltrate with extravasated rbc. I need to know what does it mean.

My son had a skin biopsy (7 yrs). N the report says perivascular lymphoctic infiltrate with extravasated rbc. I need to know what does it mean.

Possibly viral: Many reactions to viruses have histology (microscopic appearance) with this description. Would need to see the entire report and slide to be sure. ...Read more

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Help understand skin biopsy result: "There is a sparse perivascular lymphohistiocytic inflammatory infiltrate. CD117 highlights only a few scattered mast cells. Diagnosis: Mild superficial perivascular infiltrate." Anything of concern here?

Help understand skin biopsy result: "There is a sparse perivascular lymphohistiocytic inflammatory infiltrate. CD117 highlights only a few scattered mast cells. Diagnosis: Mild superficial perivascular infiltrate." Anything of concern here?

See below: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, the findings listed in the report are non-specific and non-diagnostic. Do you have any symptoms? Why was the biopsy done? ...Read more

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Lichen simplex chronicus pathology was done in 2008 saying;biopsy of skin on chin show hyperkeratosis without fungal infestation, spongiotic changes of the epidermis and a superficial perivascular chronic inflammatory cell infiltrate composed of primari

Lichen simplex chronicus pathology was done in 2008 saying;biopsy of skin on chin show hyperkeratosis without fungal infestation, spongiotic changes of the epidermis and a superficial perivascular chronic inflammatory cell infiltrate composed of primari

This: This is very challenging without a clinical examination. This could be lichen simplex chronicus, prurigo nodularis, or other possibilities. Certainly I would get it looked at to be sure so I would recommend you see a dermatologist to further evaluate the area. There are many treatment options to helps these conditions. I hope that helps! ...Read more

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What's the difference between white matter lesions and perivascular spaces? There's a possibility to one mimic the other?

What's the difference between white matter lesions and perivascular spaces? There's a possibility to one mimic the other?

MRI findings: Sometimes perivascular spaces look like changes in the white matter. They are terms used to describe nonspecific findings. White matter lesions are normally discrete, not nearby blood vessels, and sometimes have MRI characteristics that help us know they are due to a stroke or MS. It is possible that one looks like the other, depending on what kind of MRI is done, and who is interpreting it. ...Read more

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Enlarged perivascular spaces on Mri. What does it mean? And why would the radiologist report something like that?

Enlarged perivascular spaces on Mri. What does it mean? And why would the radiologist report something like that?

Part of their job: Radiologist would report anything that is not considered normal. More importantly, you should talk to the doctor ordering the test to see if your symptoms match the abnormality seen on the images. In most cases, many variations of the normal are just that, variations without any significant pathology. Feel gokd ...Read more

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