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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.

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…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Vitiligo: Key Points

…y. It can be distinguished from disorders of hypopigmentation by its porcelain-white appearance, its predilection for axial, acral, and periorificial areas, and the absence of any other skin changes. Vitiligo presents in several different patterns,…

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Melanoma: Key Points

….e., blue, pink, red, purple). Nodular melanoma (NMM) typically presents as a solitary nodule that arises from a preexisting nevus or de novo. It may grow rapidly in thickness without radial spread (extension along the surface of the skin). Lentigo…

Comparison of dermatoscopic images of acral lentiginous melanoma and acral melanocytic nevus occurring on body weight-bearing areas

Comparison of dermatoscopic images of acral lentiginous melanoma and acral melanocytic nevus occurring on body weight-bearing areas

…ffuse pigmentation as a background. This is often observed in ALM on the weight-bearing area, although it is seldom found in acral nevus in the same area. The reason for negative FP is probably due to the much darker background in ALM than that in…

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Warts: Treatment

…gle wart. This therapy may be combined with cryotherapy to treat 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%…

Atypical dermoscopic presentation of an acral congenital melanocytic nevus in an adult: parallel ridge pattern and its histologic correlation

Atypical dermoscopic presentation of an acral congenital melanocytic nevus in an adult: parallel ridge pattern and its histologic correlation

…r its diagnosis [6,7]. Nevertheless, 4-8% of acral CMN do show a parallel ridge pattern [1,8]. We, herein, present a case of acral CMN nevus with a parallel ridge dermoscopic pattern along with its histopathological correlates. Case presentation A…

Assessment of the colors of melanin pigment in acral compound nevus by using a novel dermoscopic technique with surgical light illumination and saturation analysis

Assessment of the colors of melanin pigment in acral compound nevus by using a novel dermoscopic technique with surgical light illumination and saturation analysis

…e ridges of the skin markings and brown linear pigmentation on the furrows (Figure 3). The parallel furrow pattern suggested acral nevus; however, the parallel ridge patterns suggested the possibility of acral melanoma. A biopsy was taken from the…

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Epidermolysis Bullosa Acquisita: Overview

…an autoimmune disorder due to autoantibodies to Type VII collagen. EBA may present as a noninflammatory bullous lesion with acral distribution that heals with atrophic scarring (similar to porphyria cutanea tarda). EBA may also present as an…

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Epidermolysis Bullosa: Overview

…ralized and severe (EB herpetiformis of Dowling-Meara), generalized and mild to moderate (Koebner type), or localized to the acral areas (Weber-Cockayne type). Scarring in general does not occur except when lesions become secondarily infected….

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