Search Results for: focal acantholytic dyskeratosis

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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Darier’s Disease

A genetically determined disorder in which numerous closely set keratotic papules are present on the skin, especially the trunk, in nail units, and on mucous membranes, particularly the palate, but also rarely in other parts of the gastrointestinal…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Alopecia: Treatment

…sions with triamcinolone 2.5-10 mg/cc and if necessary repeat treatment every 4-6 weeks. Corticosteroid injections may cause focal reversible scalp depressions. Intralesional corticosteroid injections are not practical for patients with alopecia…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Porokeratosis

A constellation of conditions that assumes various forms clinically but whose most dependable denominator in common (the exception being the punctate manifestation) is a keratotic ring around a central zone of atrophy, e.g., in a congenital…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Grover’s Disease / Transient Acantholytic Dermatosis: References

…uang V, Linette G, Cornelius L (2012). Unusual complication of vemurafenib treatment of metastatic melanoma: exacerbation of acantholytic dyskeratosis complicated by Kaposi varicelliform eruption, JAAD, 148:966-968. Norman R and Chau V (2011). Use…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Grover’s Disease / Transient Acantholytic Dermatosis: Key Points

…medications have been reported in association with Grover’s disease. Introduction Grover’s disease, also known as transient acantholytic dermatosis (TAD), is a common pruritic condition that typically affects adult individuals and classically…

Dermoscopic clues to diagnose acantholytic dyskeratosis

Dermoscopic clues to diagnose acantholytic dyskeratosis

…, hair follicle changes, panniculitis, and photosensitivity [2], along with widespread eruptions with histologic features of acantholytic dyskeratosis [3]. Acantholytic dyskeratoma has been previously reported in association with other…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Grover’s Disease

…by a pruritic, papular, and, uncommonly, papulovesicular eruption of unknown cause affecting persons over 40 years of age (and usually over 60), often in photodistribution, but sometimes widespread. Although named originally “transient…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Hailey-Hailey Disease

A vesiculobullous disease in which blisters tend to be flaccid and localized to intertriginous regions, especially, the neck, axillary, inframammary, and inguinal ones. The disease is notoriously refractory to therapy. The name originally given to…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Nummular Dermatitis: Overview

…in film twice daily. The eruption should disappear slowly over 3-6 weeks. Occlusion may enhance response and may be used for focal refractory lesions. Gentle skin care and daily hydration with moisturizers will enhance the treatment of nummular…

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