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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Livedo Vasculitis and Livedo Reticularis

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A type of small-vessel vasculitis (venulitis) of the skin, occurring especially in the vicinity of the ankle, characterized at first by purpuric macules and patches that, in time, may become hemorrhagic blisters that ulcerate and heal with white, stellate scars (atrophie blanche).

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Livedo Reticularis

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Bluish red net-like pattern of macules and patches, a consequence of dilated small end vessels of the superficial plexus.

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Exfoliative Erythroderma: Overview

Overview Erythroderma is a clinical state that results from a variety of specific dermatologic disorders, including psoriasis, pityriasis rubra pilaris, contact dermatitis, atopic dermatitis, drug reactions, and cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, as well as…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Ichthyoses/Disorders of Cornification: Overview

…Because the doses required for successful control of bullous ichthyosiform erythroderma (epidermolytic hyperkeratosis), lamellar ichthyosis, and nonbullous congenital ichthyosiform erythroderma generally are higher than those employed for other appl…

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 colo…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Ichthyoses

…inked ichthyosis, and lamellar ichthyosis. Other conditions purported to be ichthyosis, among them nonbullous congenital ichthyosiform erythroderma, ichthyosis hystrix, and ichthyosis linearis circumflexa, do not fulfill the criteria just set forth….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Syphilis (Lues): Key Points

…length, or more than 1 year’s duration; neurosyphilis; congenital syphilis; and syphilis infection in association with HIV infection. When a diagnosis of syphilis is made, evaluation for other STDs and treatment of potentially infected contact…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Melanoma: Key Points

…of papillary dermis only without involvement of the papillary-reticular dermal interface III Invasion to the papillary dermis without extension into the reticular dermis IV Invasion into the reticular dermis without involvement of subcutaneous ti…

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….

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Non-bullous congenital ichthyosiform erythroderma

Non-bullous congenital ichthyosiform erythroderma Synonyms Autosomal recessive lamellar ichthyosis with normal transglutaminase levels Erythrodermic lamellar ichthyosis (ELI) Congenital ichthyosiform erythroderma Nonbullous congenital ichthyosiform

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Non-bullous congenital ichthyosiform erythroderma

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

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