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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Cysts and Cystic Hamartomas

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Papules, nodules, and tumors that, on gross examination, are usually skin colored and, on histopathologic examination, consist of an epithelium-lined sac that contains fluid, cells, or both in the case of true cysts and of cysts that are associated with other epithelial elements of adnexa in the case of cystic hamartomas.

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Hidradenitis Suppurativa: Clinical Cases

…inues to return for follow-up every 3-4 months, requiring occasional intralesional triamcinolone 5 mg/cc injection to active cysts and sinus tracts Case 2 21-year-old male No significant past medical history and she takes no medications Denies GI…

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Acne Vulgaris: Initial Evaluation

…ustules Moderate-to-severe: numerous lesions, can also involve the trunk, may scar, comedones, papules, pustules, nodules or cysts present Severe: presence of scarring in the setting of comedones, papules, pustules, nodules or cysts, involvement of…

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Hidradenitis Suppurativa: Key Points

…aneous associations include acne, pilonidal cyst, acne conglobata, and dissecting cellulitis of the scalp (also known as the follicular occlusion tetrad). Lesions of HS must be monitored for development of squamous cell carcinoma. Progression is…

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Acne Vulgaris: Clinical Cases

…ith improvement but relapse after stopping the drugs; no treatment for the last 2 months Numerous inflammatory lesions, with cysts, nodules, and comedones on the face and trunk, also with scarring Treatment Referral to a dermatologist, if available…

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Vitiligo: Clinical Cases

…llow-up in three months Three-month follow-up Approximately 50% repigmentation noted (with accentuation of repigmentation at follicular areas) Recommend continued application of calcineurin ointment Follow-up in six months Six-month follow-up…

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Keratosis Pilaris: Key Points

…often with an erythematous base or overlying an erythematous patch. On biopsy, these lesions are characterized by keratinous follicular plugging with orthohyperkeratosis to create a follicular spicule. Typical sites of involvement include facial…

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Acne Vulgaris: Key Points

…al antibiotic use. Acne vulgaris is characterized by comedones, papules, and pustules, or a combination of lesions. Nodules, cysts, and scarring are seen in more severe disease. Factors involved in the pathogenesis of acne include: alteration of…

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Alopecia: Key Points

…inflammation or infection. A thorough history and physical exam is necessary. Scalp inflammation, the presence or absence of follicular openings, exclamation mark hairs, or hair tufting should be noted. If there is evidence of scalp inflammation in…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Alopecias

Loss of hair attributable either to the effects of inflammatory cells on follicles or to physiological or mechanical factors in which inflammatory cells play no role. Although the scalp is the site most often affected, any region of the skin that…

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