Neutrophilic Eccrine Hidradenitis



Neutrophilic Eccrine Hidradenitis


Cary Chisholm, MD










Erythematous bullae appeared clinically over the dorsal fingers of this patient on chemotherapy. Biopsy showed neutrophilic eccrine hidradenitis.






Neutrophils can be seen infiltrating into image and in between image these eccrine glands. (Courtesy S. Billings, MD.)


TERMINOLOGY


Abbreviations



  • Neutrophilic eccrine hidradenitis (NEH)


Synonyms



  • Toxic erythema of chemotherapy


Definitions



  • Neutrophilic infiltration and destruction of eccrine glands


ETIOLOGY/PATHOGENESIS


Infectious Agents

Jul 8, 2016 | Posted by in PATHOLOGY & LABORATORY MEDICINE | Comments Off on Neutrophilic Eccrine Hidradenitis
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