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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Nevus Sebaceus

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A hamartoma of epidermis, epithelial structures of adnexa, and presumably dermal elements, typified, when fully formed, by a papillated or verrucous yellowish plaque situated usually on the scalp.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Nevus Sebaceus

A hamartoma of epidermis, epithelial structures of adnexa, and presumably dermal elements, typified, when fully formed, by a papillated or verrucous yellowish plaque situated usually on the scalp. The condition may present itself as a solitary lesio…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Melanocytic Nevi and Melanotic Macules

Hamartomas (“congenital” melanocytic nevi) and benign neoplasms (“acquired” melanocytic nevi) of various specific types, all of which are composed of abnormal melanocytes and manifested clinically as lesions of different colo…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Epidermal Nevi

Epidermal nevi are hamartomas in which the epidermis is abnormal, being hyperkeratotic, and in which lesions are aligned along Blaschko’s lines….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Vitiligo: Key Points

…atterns: localized, segmental, generalized, or a variant with acral predilection and periorificial involvement. Vitiligo may be associated with autoimmune disease. The duration of vitiligo is lifelong and its disease course may be difficult to predic…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Melanoma: Key Points

…a melanoma, superficial spreading melanoma, nodular melanoma, acral lentiginous melanoma, amelanotic melanoma, mucosal melanoma, and ocular melanoma. Prognosis is largely determined by histologic features of the primary melanoma (depth of invasion an…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Melanoma

A malignant neoplasm of melanocytes that, in the skin, begins as a macule and may become a patch or a papule. A flat lesion of melanoma tends to be asymmetrical, poorly circumscribed with a scalloped, jagged, or notched border, and variegate, mostly…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Facial Melanosis, Melasma: Initial Evaluation

…vement may also occur. Differential diagnosis Photoallergic / phototoxic contact dermatitis Melanosis of Riehl’s (likely a photo-distributed contact dermatitis) Nevus of Ota, Nevus of Hori (mainly in Asians) Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Warts: Treatment

…t any warts remaining after freezing. Curettage of refractory acral lesions with or without shave biopsy of a portion for histopathologic evaluation may be useful. Local anesthesia (1% lidocaine) is required. Bleeding may be controlled with 20% alumi…

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