Dermatology Online Journal
Pink pigtail in a skin biopsy: What is your diagnosis?
- Author(s): Reinig, Erica F
- Albertson, Dan
- Sarma, Deba P
- et al.
Unknown: Pink pigtail in a skin biopsy: What is your diagnosis?
Department of Pathology, Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska. email@example.com
Erica F Reinig BS, Dan Albertson MD, Deba P Sarma MD
Dermatology Online Journal 17 (1): 12
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A 63-year-old man undergoing treatment for immunoproliferative disease was suspected of having a pruritic drug eruption. Subsequent skin biopsy revealed three intracorneal pink, refractile pigtail-like structures, one attached to the stratum corneum and the other two free in a cavity (Figures 1 and 2).
What is the diagnosis?
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