J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 2022 Jun 13. Epub 2022 Jun 13.
Dermatology Unit and Skin Bank, Department of Medical, Surgical and Neurosciences, Siena University Hospital, Siena, Italy.
Background: The spectrum of pustular skin disorders (PSD) is large and particularly challenging, including inflammatory, infectious and amicrobial diseases. Moreover, although pustules represent the unifying clinical feature, they can be absent or not fully developed in the early stage of the disease. The line-field confocal optical coherence tomography (LC-OCT) is a recently developed imaging technique able to perform a non-invasive, in vivo, examination of the epidermis and upper dermis, reaching very high image resolution and virtual histology. Read More