Search Results for: arteriole calcification

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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Palmar and Plantar Keratoderma: Overview

…pids, liver function tests, and complete blood count with platelets, as well as sequential radiographic studies (to look for calcification of the ligaments and premature epiphysial closure). Some patients with PPK, treated with retinoids, develop…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Ichthyoses/Disorders of Cornification: Overview

…pids, liver function tests, and complete blood count with platelets, as well as sequential radiographic studies (to look for calcification of the ligaments and premature epiphysial closure). Retinoid therapy is best managed by a physician with…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Chondrodermatitis Nodularis Helicis: Key Points

…is unknown, many have speculated that this may be a form of localized tissue ischemia, either due to local vascular factors (arteriole narrowing), external pressure or trauma, or cold-induced vasospasm. Most patients to not recall a specific…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Pyogenic Granuloma

…ed, often ulcerated, boggy papule that represents a hyperplasia of small cutaneous vessels which are “fed” by an arteriole in the subcutaneous fat, the lesion resulting consistently from external trauma, usually in the form of a puncture…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Dermatomyositis

An inflammatory disease of children and adults that tends to involve skin and skeletal muscle mostly, the findings in the skin being patches with the color of heliotrope, especially in the periocular region. The disease manifests itself as…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Cysts and Cystic Hamartomas

Papules, nodules, and tumors that, on gross examination, are usually skin colored and, on histopathologic examination, consist of an epithelium-lined sac that contains fluid, cells, or both in the case of true cysts and of cysts that are associated…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Subcutaneous Fat: Panniculitis

…fat necrosis. B. Fat “microcysts.” C. Membranous fat necrosis. D. Foamy histiocytes (foam cells, lipophages). E. Calcification in the subcutaneous fat. Granular fat necrosis (complete loss of outlines of adipocytes and replacement of…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…shown here, they cannot be distinguished from one another. 10.63.41A: Vasculitis, small-vessel + 10.63.41B: A thrombus in an arteriole in the lower part of the dermis, abundant mucin in the dermis, and a perivascular and interstitial infiltrate of…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Pancreatic panniculitis

…in pancreatic panniculitis are unique to that condition. As a consequence of necrosis of adipocytes en masse and subsequent calcification of those fat cells, a process referred to as saponification, the subcutaneous fat assumes the appearance of an…

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