Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pruritus Ani: Overview

Overview In the absence of a primary cutaneous disorder, pruritus aniis thought to have two probable causes. One is irritation from rectal mucus and fecal material. The other is nerve impingement in the sacral region causing neuropathic itch. Rarely…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Erythrasma

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…ar 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 erythrasma the background for them consists of corneocytes arra…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Pitted keratolysis

Pitted keratolysis Synonyms Keratoma sulcatum Keratoma plantare sulcatum Keratolysis plantare sulcatum Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Particularly men with sweaty feet who wear occlusive footwear Distribution of lesions Soles, especially o…