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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Amyloidosis

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A condition in which deposits of a fibrillary protein (amyloid) appear in the skin as macules, papules, and nodules consequent to the effects of local factors, or as patches (which may be purpuric), plaques, nodules, and tumors as a result of a systemic disease like myeloma.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Amyloidosis

A condition in which deposits of a fibrillary protein (amyloid) appear in the skin as macules, papules, and nodules consequent to the effects of local factors, or as patches (which may be purpuric), plaques, nodules, and tumors as a result of a syst…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Rosacea: Suggested Reading

…ent options for rosacea, part 2: options according to subtype, Cutis 84: 97-104. Odom R, Dahl M, Dover J, et al (2009) Standard management options for rosacea, part 1: overwiev and broad spectrum of care, Cutis 84: 43-47. Del Rosso JQ, Baldwin H, Web…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Angular Cheilitis: References

…, Helms SE (2011) Angular cheilitis, part 1: local etiologies, Cutis, 87(6):289-295. Park KK, Brodell RT, Helms SE (2011) Angular cheilitis, part 2: nutritional, systemic, and drug-related causes and treament, Cutis, 87(1):27-32. Sharon V, Fazel N (…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Tuberculosis

An inflammatory process caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis. In the skin, it may be primary as a consequence of direct inoculation (tuberculosis verrucosa cutis) or secondary to a focus of tuberculosis in another organ (the lung for lupus vulgaris,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Prurigo Nodularis: Overview

Overview Prurigo nodularis is a morphologic lesion that is a consequence of severe and repeated scratching of one area. In most patients it is secondary to an underlying pruritic condition such as photo sensitive dermatitis, renal failure, or neurop…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Periorificial Dermatitis: References

References Chen A, Zirwas M (2009) Steroid-induced rosacealike dermatitis: case report and review of the literature, Cutis, 83(4): 198-204. Jansen T, Melnik BC, Schadendorf D (2010) Steroid-induced periorificial dermatitis in children-clinical featu…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Lichen Planus: References

References Assouly P and Reygagne P (2009) Lichen planopilaris: update on diagnosis and treatment, Semin Cutan Med Surg, 28:3-10. Asch S and G Goldenberg (2011) Systemic treatment of cutaneous lichen planus: an update, Cutis, 87:129-134. Birkenfeld…

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Dermatomyositis: Overview

Overview Patients with dermatomyositis (DM) often have multisystem involvement and therefore require a multidisciplinary approach. Consultation with a rheumatologist is strongly encouraged. A subset of patients will have only skin disease (amyopathi…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Tuberculosis, Cutaneous: Overview

Overview Cutaneous tuberculosis includes all forms of tuberculosis affecting the skin-those in which organisms can be identified (tuberculous ulcer, scrofuloderma, orificial tuberculosis, tuberculosis verrucosa cutis, and lupus vulgaris) as well as…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Impetigo: References

References Cole C, Gazewood J (2007) American Family Physician, 75(6): 859-864. Geria A & Schwartz R (2010) Cutis, 85(2): 65-70. Koning S et al (2003) Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews: Interventions for Impetigo, updated in 2009, Issue 2,…

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