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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

…reatment every 4-6 weeks. Corticosteroid injections may cause focal reversible scalp depressions. Intralesional corticosteroid injections are not practical for patients with alopecia totalis, but may be used in this setting to induce hair growth in c…

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 expressi…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Grover’s Disease / Transient Acantholytic Dermatosis: References

…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 of etanercept in treating pruritus and preventing new lesions in…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Grover’s Disease / Transient Acantholytic Dermatosis: Key Points

…ease. Introduction Grover’s disease, also known as transient acantholytic dermatosis (TAD), is a common pruritic condition that typically affects adult individuals and classically presents on the trunk and proximal extremities. It may be more common…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Dermoscopic clues to diagnose acantholytic dyskeratosis

…, along with widespread eruptions with histologic features of acantholytic dyskeratosis [3]. Acantholytic dyskeratoma has been previously reported in association with other chemotherapeutics, including the epidermal growth factor receptor inhibitor c…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Grover’s Disease

…over 40 years of age (and usually over 60), often in photodistribution, but sometimes widespread. Although named originally “transient acantholytic dermatosis” by Grover, the condition usually persists for many months and even for years….

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 t…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Nummular Dermatitis: Overview

…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 dermatitis and are key in the prevention of recurrence. A course of…

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