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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Nummular Dermatitis

An inflammatory process of unknown cause consisting of pruritic coin-shaped lesions of different sizes and made up of vesicles that soon are scratched away, leaving erosions, ulcerations, and crusts as residua.

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Nummular Dermatitis: Overview

…hild may be associated with nummular lesions. Idiopathic nummular eczema is an eczematous disorder consisting of one or more coin-shaped patches, usually on the legs, and often on the arms and trunk, as well. Lesions are usually few and localized,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Acne Vulgaris: Treatment

…cations (steroids, psychiatric medications, oral contraceptives, etc.) comedogenic cosmetics and creams friction (e.g., from rubbing or self-manipulation/picking) In female patients with a clear premenstrual trigger, consider spironolactone (such as…

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Superficial Fungal Infections: Therapy: Tinea versicolor

…ranging from hypopigmented, hyperpigmented, or pink-tan patches on the trunk/ upper extremities, and occasionally the face; rubbing can manifest subtle scale. Differential diagnosis Includes seborrheic dermatitis, pityriasis rosea, pityriasis alba,…

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Alopecia: Key Points

…tion, foam Finasteride 1 mg p.o. daily (for healthy men and in women who are not of child-bearing potential) Alopecia areata Coin-shaped (nummular) patches of non-inflammatory hair loss; exclamation hairs; may involve the entire scalp (totalis) or…

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Urticaria Pigmentosa / Mastocytosis: Key Points

…in represent a large concentration of inflammatory mediators, as mast cells often contain granules of histamine. Stroking or rubbing a lesion of cutaneous mastocytosis can elaborate these signaling molecules, and often results in a localized wheal…

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Urticaria Pigmentosa / Mastocytosis: Clinical Case

…ymphadenopathy or hepatosplenomegaly on exam No other skin lesions Diagnosis: Urticaria Pigmentosa Recommend avoiding excess rubbing, friction, or pressure, along with avoidance of extreme temperatures, particularly extreme heat Non-sedating H1…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Dermatosis secondary to rubbing and/or scratching

An inflammatory process of unknown cause consisting of pruritic coin-shaped lesions of different sizes and made up of vesicles that soon are scratched away, leaving erosions, ulcerations, and crusts as residua.

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…

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