Reflectance confocal microscopy in Shiitake dermatitis.

[Reflectance confocal microscopy in Shiitake dermatitis]. Hautarzt. 2019 May 13;: Authors: Cussigh CS, Fink C, Winkler JK, Toberer F, Enk A, Sattler EC, Haenssle HA Abstract Shiitake dermatitis usually occurs 1-2 days after consumption of incompletely cooked or raw shiitake mushrooms and is characterized by linear, pruritic, erythematous papulovesicular rashes. It is caused by lentinan, a polysaccharide component of the cell walls of shiitake mushrooms. The histological examination showed an eczema-like morphology with spongiosis and lymphohistiocytic infiltrates. The results of reflectance confocal microscopy (RCM) correlated with the histopathological investigations. Therefore, RCM can be used for non-invasive diagnostic confirmation of Shiitake dermatitis in the future. PMID: 31087127 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Der Hautarzt: Zeitschrift fur Dermatologie, Venerologie, und verwandte Gebiete - Category: Dermatology Tags: Hautarzt Source Type: research

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