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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 lesio…

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

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

Scars, Keloids, and Anetodermas

A type of fibrosing inflammation characterized clinically by lesions that at first are elevated and that do not extend beyond the exact site of injury and that in time tend to shrink, sometimes even becoming atrophic.

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Venous Stasis: Treatment

…rmatitis in many cases. First steps Managing edema: Prescribe elastic stockings of at least 30 mm Hg to firmly but gently compress the extremity. Patient counseling regarding edema management is important. Recommend that the patients elevate the lowe…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Melanoma: Key Points

…into the reticular dermis without involvement of subcutaneous tissue V Invasion into subcutaneous tissue In this chapter, only treatment of primary lesions is discussed. Treatment of melanoma is mainly surgical. Although occasional patients with loca…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pernio/Chilblains: Key Points

…rict variably based on the need to conserve heat or to ensure tissue perfusion and prevent ischemia; in patients with pernio some have postulated that there is either prolonged vasoconstriction leading to mild tissue hypoperfusion and localized infla…

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, mostly…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Facial Melanosis, Melasma: Initial Evaluation

…vement may also occur. Differential diagnosis Photoallergic / phototoxic contact dermatitis Melanosis of Riehl’s (likely a photo-distributed contact dermatitis) Nevus of Ota, Nevus of Hori (mainly in Asians) Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Extramammary Paget’s/Paget’s Disease: Overview

…tion is essential. Immunoperoxidase markers on paraffin fixed tissue can be used to identify the source of the primary carcinoma, or confirm that the lesion arose in the skin locally. Refer patients with Paget’s disease of the breast to a gener…

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