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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Appendigeal Tumors: Overview

Adnexal Tumors Both benign and malignant tumors may arise from the cutaneous adnexa (hair follicles, sweat glands, and sebaceous glands). Treatment First Steps A biopsy is usually necessary to establish the diagnosis, except for syringomas. Surgica…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Vascular Birthmarks: Key Points

…or shortly after, birth. They may be categorized as vascular tumors or vascular malformations. The term hemangioma has previously been used to describe many common, typically benign vascular birthmarks that present in infancy with a wide spectrum of…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Flushing: Key Points

…rlying causes: medications, endocrine disease, neuroendocrine tumors, and neurologic diseases.  It is typically mediated by adrenergic hyperactivity, and only in rare cases is mediated by histamine pathways. The therapeutic strategy is to diagnose an…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Mycosis Fungoides

…have only scaly macules and patches for a lifetime, but some patients may develop papules, plaques, nodules, tumors, and ulcerated tumors. As a rule, only those with extensive nodular and tumorous lesions die of the systemic effects of the disease….

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Kaposi’s Sarcoma

A systemic disease, which manifests itself in the skin first as violaceous macules and patches that tend to progress to papules and plaques, and sometimes to nodules and tumors, all of which represent hyperplasia of endothelial cells….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma/ Mycosis Fungoides: Overview

…palpable lymph nodes without pathologic involvement Stage IIB-tumors with or without palpable lymph nodes in the absence of pathologic involvement Stage III-erythroderma with or without palpable lymph nodes in the absence of pathologic involvement St…

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