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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

The Algorithmic Method

…assessed at scanning magnification, but the order of subsequent steps is not consequential as long as the principles of the algorithmic method just enunciated are guiding. An individual brain at times brings together findings so rapidly in regard…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Advantages of the Algorithmic Method

…y are studied by microscopy. As already has been emphasized, a route to diagnosis based strictly on findings morphologic and method algorithmic is more salutary to a histopathologist than a scheme predicated on agents etiologic because the cause of…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Limitations of the Algorithmic Method

…not a set of rules to be followed rigidly, as if inviolable; individuality is encouraged mightily in the application of the method. For example, there is room for flexibility in the algorithm in regard to the sequence of steps that follows on…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Precepts Adjunctive to the Algorithmic Method

…t which they cannot begin to contemplate which therapy for their patient is likely to be most efficacious. Application of an algorithmic method based mainly on analysis of patterns of infiltrates of inflammatory cells (often in conjunction with…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Preface

…ase, we will have fallen short of our purpose. 6. Atlases of dermatology extant do not, for the most part, strive to teach a method for diagnosis and, concurrently, a comprehension of skin diseases. We have endeavored to accomplish both ends by…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Alopecia: References

…009) Diagnosis of hair disorders. Semin Cutan Med Surg, 28:33-38. Mirmirani, P, Huang, KP, and Price, VH (2011) A practical, algorithmic approach to diagnosing hair shaft disorders, Int J Dermatol, 50:1-12. Rulon, E and Safranek, S (2009) What is…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Folliculitis (including pseudofolliculitis barbae): Treatment

…with PFB There are three basic forms of shaving available to the patient with PFB: razors, depilatories, and clippers. Each method will be discussed in detail below. Razor shaving is likely the most effective. Patients with PFB must take time when…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Folliculitis (including pseudofolliculitis barbae): Key Points

…en the inciting form of hair removal is stopped. There are several basic factors that make management challenging; first, no method of hair removal, especially shaving, works for all patients and, second, with time many patients learn the best hair…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Facial Melanosis, Melasma: References

…(2011). Reliability assessment and validation of the Melasma Area and Severity Index (MASI) and a new modified MASI scoring method, JAAD, 64: 78-83. Ortonne JP (2006). Retinoid therapy of pigmentary disorders, Derm Therapy, 19: 280-288. Rendon et…

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