Search Results for: excoriation

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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pediculosis (Lice): Treatment

…uired for days to weeks to control the pruritus. If extensive excoriation is noted, the patient should be carefully examined or tested for bacterial superinfection and treated with systemic antibiotics if necessary. Body lice typically occur in perso…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Nummular Dermatitis

An inflammatory process of unknown cause consisting of pruritic coin-shaped lesions of different sizes and made up of vesicles that soon are scratched away, leaving erosions, ulcerations, and crusts as residua.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Arthropod Assaults

Papules, nodules, vesicles, and sometimes bullae that develop in response to “bites” of arthropods, among the most common offenders being mosquitoes, bedbugs, and mites of scabies….

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…base in the upper part of the viable epidermis = Response to excoriation The character of the necrosis in the upper part of the epidermis is a sure sign of a reaction to animated scratching by sharp fingernails. Spongiosis, psoriasiform acanthosis,…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Arthropod assaults

…rm consequent to resolution of vesicles and/or the effects of excoriation Course Usually resolve without treatment in a matter of a few weeks Variations clinical Vesicles and bullae, especially on the lower extremities of young children, secondary to…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Applicable Terms

…blister. The most common cause of erosions in skin is lively excoriation by long, sharp fingernails that act like talons. Because an erosion does not involve the dermis, it heals without a scar, unless infection has supervened and, with it, ulcerati…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Elastosis perforans serpiginosa

…ace epidermis. Reactive perforating collagenosis results from excoriation furiously, it producing an ulcer above which scale-crust houses degenerated bundles of collagen. Clue to specific diagnosis histopathologic Lumpy-bumpy elastic fibers throughou…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Atopic Dermatitis?

…are “scratched out,” i.e., brought into being by excoriation and rubbing. Some students of the subject claim that the primary lesion is an erythematous papule marked by spongiosis. The evidence for that conclusion is not compelling on cl…

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