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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Deep Fungal Infections

Cutaneous and subcutaneous lesions, usually nodules, that have become keratotic, crusted, and ulcerated as a consequence of infection by a variety of deep fungi, i.e., fungi situated in the dermis and subcutis, some of which may be disseminated to other organs.

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.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Nevus Sebaceus

…ted usually on the scalp. The condition may present itself as a solitary lesion or as multiple lesions that follow Blaschko’s lines and, when systematized, is almost always associated with other congenital abnormalities….

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Deep Fungal Infections

…ngi situated in the dermis and subcutis, some of which may be disseminated to other organs….

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

Syphilis (Lues): Key Points

…olvement Neurosyphilis Cranial nerve dysfunction, meningitis, stroke, altered mental status, general paresis, tabes dorsalis Congenital syphilis Saddle nose Saber shin, Clutton’s joints, Higoumenakis sign, hepatosplenomegaly, neurosyphilis,…

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Histiocytosis X/Langerhans Cell Histiocytoses: Overview

…ease. While cyclosporine in high doses 12 mg/kg/day leads to resolution of skin disease, relapses frequently occur. Pitfalls Congenital self-healing reticulohistiocytosis is a benign Langerhans cell histiocytosis. This diagnosis should be…

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Erysipelas/Cellulitis: Treatment

…or times daily alone, or amoxicillin 500 mg three times daily combined with doxycycline or minocycline 100mg twice daily, or combined with trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole. For penicillin-allergic patients, or in cases where methicillin-resistant…

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Atypical Mycobacterial Infections: Overview

…d or sporotrichoid keratotic papules and nodules that may suppurate. Risk exposure is most commonly through an aquarium or a penetrating injury obtained while cleaning fish. Once the diagnosis is established, minocycline 100 mg twice daily for…

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Pemphigus Vulgaris & Paraneoplastic Pemphigus: Treatment

…uximab is a chimeric monoclonal antibody against the B-cell surface marker CD20 that targets B cells for destruction (plasma cells are spared). This drug was initially approved for use in non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and then in rheumatoid arthritis and…

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Erythema Annulare Centrifugum: Overview

…rings and dyes may all be triggers. The treatment is otherwise supportive. Gyrate erythemas are divided into superficial and deep types, the superficial types having the classic annular morphology and the “trailing” scale. The deep type…

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