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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Nevus Sebaceus

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A hamartoma of epidermis, epithelial structures of adnexa, and presumably dermal elements, typified, when fully formed, by a papillated or verrucous yellowish plaque situated usually on the scalp.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Nevus Sebaceus

A hamartoma of epidermis, epithelial structures of adnexa, and presumably dermal elements, typified, when fully formed, by a papillated or verrucous yellowish plaque situated usually on the scalp. The condition may present itself as a solitary…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Melanocytic Nevi and Melanotic Macules

Hamartomas (“congenital” melanocytic nevi) and benign neoplasms (“acquired” melanocytic nevi) of various specific types, all of which are composed of abnormal melanocytes and manifested clinically as lesions of different…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Epidermal Nevi

Epidermal nevi are hamartomas in which the epidermis is abnormal, being hyperkeratotic, and in which lesions are aligned along Blaschko’s lines.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Melanoma

A malignant neoplasm of melanocytes that, in the skin, begins as a macule and may become a patch or a papule. A flat lesion of melanoma tends to be asymmetrical, poorly circumscribed with a scalloped, jagged, or notched border, and variegate,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Vascular Birthmarks: Key Points

…a distinct natural history; they are present at birth and often persist throughout life. Most are benign lesions, such as a nevus simplex (a.k.a. salmon patch) or a port-wine stain. However, some represent a manifestation of a syndrome with…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Facial Melanosis, Melasma: Initial Evaluation

…Central facial involvement is most common but mandibular involvement may also occur. Differential diagnosis Photoallergic / phototoxic contact dermatitis Melanosis of Riehl’s (likely a photo-distributed contact dermatitis) Nevus of Ota, Nevus

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Melanoma: Key Points

…rm of melanoma, and typically presents with irregular borders, highly uneven pigmentation and/or unusual pigmentation (i.e., blue, pink, red, purple). Nodular melanoma (NMM) typically presents as a solitary nodule that arises from a preexisting…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Blue Nevus?

…Blackwell Scientific Publications, 1992:1538. “On the skin, three types of benign blue nevi are recognized: the common blue nevus, the cellular blue nevus, and the combined nevus. In addition, there are malignant blue nevi. … Histologically,…

Blue nevus with a starburst pattern on dermoscopy

Blue nevus with a starburst pattern on dermoscopy

…year-old girl presented to our department with a blue-gray papule approximately 4 mm in diameter. We suspected that it was a blue nevus or a pigmented Reed/Spitz nevus. On dermoscopic observation, the lesion showed homogeneous black-bluish…

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