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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pruritus Ani: Overview

…Pitfalls Failure to detect a primary disease responsible for pruritusis the principal pitfall. Pinworms, tinea, candidiasis, erythrasma, extramammary Paget’s disease, occult allergic contact dermatitis, hemorrhoids, and psoriasis must be…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Hailey-Hailey Disease: Initial Evaluation

…garis or foliaceus) is strongly considered in the differential diagnosis. Hailey-Hailey disease Differential Diagnosis Tinea cruris Inverse psoriasis Pemphigus vulgaris Pemphigus foliaceus Extramammary Paget’s disease Darier’s disease Also:…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Erythrasma

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…corneocytes are arrayed in lamellar fashion. 10.34.2A: Perivascular dermatitis + 10.34.2B: Bacilli in the cornified layer = Erythrasma Corynebacteria of erythrasma are much more difficult to spy than those in pitted keratolysis. That is because in…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Pitted keratolysis

…aracteristic coral-red fluorescence. Pitted keratolysis, caused also by a corynebacterium, is very different clinically from erythrasma, being typified by many punched-out erosions on macerated soles, particularly on those sites that bear the most…