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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.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Cysts and Cystic Hamartomas

…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

…cations Denies GI symptoms Presents for management of painful cysts on bilateral axilla with purulent drainage Initial evaluation Obese young female Otherwise healthy Indurated plaques with scattered nodules, cysts, and sinus tracts with moderate ery…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Acne Vulgaris: Initial Evaluation

…edonal acne: Open (blackheads) and closed (whiteheads) 1-2 mm follicular-based papules. Some of the lesions are excoriated. Inflammatory acne: The lesions of inflammatory acne include erythematous papules and pustules, nodules and cysts. These are of…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Hidradenitis Suppurativa: Key Points

…eas are typically involved. The classic lesions of HS include cysts, nodules, sinus tracts, and inflamed abscesses. In rare cases, lesions of pyoderma gangrenosum can occur concurrently within areas of HS or at distant sites. Hidradenitis suppurativa…

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Acne Vulgaris: Clinical Cases

…ent 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 Oral isotretinoin is first-line therapy for scarring and severe…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Vitiligo: Clinical Cases

…repigmentation noted (with accentuation of repigmentation at follicular areas) Recommend continued application of calcineurin ointment Follow-up in six months Six-month follow-up Approximately 75% repigmentation noted Recommend ongoing application o…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Keratosis Pilaris: Key Points

…tch. On biopsy, these lesions are characterized by keratinous follicular plugging with orthohyperkeratosis to create a follicular spicule. Typical sites of involvement include facial cheeks, upper posterior arms, lateral thighs, and buttocks, and inv…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Acne Vulgaris: Key Points

…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 follicular keratinization, presence of bacteria (Propionibacterium…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Alopecia: Key Points

…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 the area of hair loss and a diagnosis is not clear, a scalp biop…

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 be…

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