Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Candidiasis: Clinical Cases

…ng female On bilateral hands, there are brightly erythematous fissured erosions in the interdigital web spaces between fingers in addition to edema and erythema of the proximal nail folds of several digits KOH prep of fluid taken from an eroded fissu…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Applicable Terms

…roscopy, collagen, too, is observed to be composed of fibers. FISSURE [L. fissura (cleft)]: A linear defect that extends from the surface of the skin into the dermis (Fig. 3.16). Fissures tend to occur over flexural creases, especially of palms and s…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Primary and Secondary Lesions?

…crusts, erosions, ulcers, excoriations, lichenification, and fissures. Regrettably, the concept of primary and secondary lesions is flawed beyond redemption. All so-called primary lesions of the skin can be induced secondarily consequent to injury e…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

When all you have is a dermatoscope—start looking at the nails

…ermatoscopy. An intense green color of the nail neighboring a fissure is seen dermatoscopically. (Copyright: ©2014 Haenssle et al.; first published in Der Hautarzt, 2014, 65(4):301-11.) Subungual hemorrhage/subungual hematoma In addition to the subco…