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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pruritus Ani: Overview

…ase responsible for pruritusis the principal pitfall. Pinworms, tinea, candidiasis, erythrasma, extramammary Paget’s disease, occult allergic contact dermatitis, hemorrhoids, and psoriasis must be sought prior to therapy or in difficult cases….

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Erythrasma

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…cular dermatitis + 10.34.1B: Bacilli in the stratum corneum = Erythrasma The organisms here are present mostly in a slightly thickened cornified layer in which orthokeratotic corneocytes are arrayed in lamellar fashion. 10.34.2A: Perivascular dermati…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Pitted keratolysis

…rmatophilus congolensis, and Micrococcus sedentarius. Comment Erythrasma is caused by Corynebacterium minutissimum, a porphyrin-producing diphtheroid bacillus. Lesions of it present themselves clinically as scaly red-brown macules or patches that hav…