Search Results for: disseminated superficial actinic porokeratosis

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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Porokeratosis

A constellation of conditions that assumes various forms clinically but whose most dependable denominator in common (the exception being the punctate manifestation) is a keratotic ring around a central zone of atrophy, e.g., in a congenital expression that takes the form of a plaque (Mibelli), in a congenital manifestation in which lesions are in linear array (segmental), in an acquired type induced by ultraviolet light (disseminated superficial actinic), and in an acquired form in which lesions are not in photodistribution (disseminated superficial).

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Porokeratosis

…d a central zone of atrophy, e.g., in a congenital expression that takes the form of a plaque (Mibelli), in a congenital manifestation in which lesions are in linear array (segmental), in an acquired type induced by ultraviolet light (disseminated

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Porokeratosis

…d a central zone of atrophy, e.g., in a congenital expression that takes the form of a plaque (Mibelli), in a congenital manifestation in which lesions are in linear array (segmental), in an acquired type induced by ultraviolet light (disseminated

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Porokeratosis: Overview

…itiating therapy. Porokeratosis may be premalignant. Any papule, nodule, or ulcer developing in association with a lesion of porokeratosis must be biopsied. Porokeratosis is an autosomally dominantly inherited genetic trait. Genetic counseling is…

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Photosensitivity Dermatoses: Overview

…alidomide 100–200 mg daily. An appropriate pregnancy prevention program must be used for potentially pregnant women. Chronic actinic dermatitis Chronic actinic dermatitis is a persistent photosensitivity disorder in which patients respond abnormally…

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Dermatophyte Infections: Key Points

…tinea capitis (dermatophyte infection of the scalp), and tinea corporis (and its variants) represent the main categories of superficial dermatophytoses. Topical antifungal creams are generally the first-line of treatment of localized superficial

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Varicella & Herpes Zoster: Key Points

…increasingly recognized sequela of herpes zoster). Immunocompromised and immunosuppressed individuals are at higher risk for disseminated zoster. Cases of disseminated zoster with visceral involvement (central nervous system, lungs, liver or GI…

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Borreliosis (Lyme Disease): Key Points

…ed or immunocompromised individuals. Further diagnostic evaluation is often warranted to determine whether an individual has disseminated disease. Serologic testing involves initial testing with ELISA (for antibodies) with secondary determination of…

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