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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

The Algorithmic Method

…ed have been recorded properly, a beginner in the use of this method may proceed, in algorithmic fashion, to specific diagnosis in the manner that follows: Basic pattern → Division of the basic pattern → Identity of the inflammatory cells → Specific…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Advantages of the Algorithmic Method

By utilizing an algorithmic method based mostly on analysis of patterns formed by inflammatory cells, of alterations in epidermal and adnexal epithelium, and of the character of the inflammatory cells themselves, order can be brought to a subject ab…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Limitations of the Algorithmic Method

The algorithmic method proposed in these pages and predicated on patterns histopathologic is intended to be more than just a guide to diagnosis of particular pathologic processes in skin and subcutaneous fat; it is meant to serve as a springboard fo…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Precepts Adjunctive to the Algorithmic Method

…r 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 changes in the epidermis and epithelial structures of adnexa) and of…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Preface

…avings representing some of its most striking varieties. This method is new, and will be attended with many advantages…. ” In his book, Willan was the first to classify skin diseases systematically, according to different appearances of their individ…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Alopecia: References

…8. 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 the best diagnostic approach to alopecia in women? J Fam Prac, 58:…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Folliculitis (including pseudofolliculitis barbae): Key Points

…ral 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 removal technique for them, but often only after several to nume…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Facial Melanosis, Melasma: References

…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 al (2006). Treatment of melasma, JAAD, 54: S272-81….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Hailey-Hailey Disease: Overview

…l all of these provocative factors. First Steps The following method of care for intertriginous areas is helpful: Apply an astringent, either aluminum chloride 6% in a roll-on preparation twice daily or for more severe cases, aluminum chloride 20% so…

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