Search Results for: follicular mucinosis

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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

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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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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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…

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Acne Keloidalis Nuchae: Key Points

Key Points Primarily affects the nape of the neck, especially in dark-skinned individuals with curly hair. Marked by follicular inflammation, excessive scarring with alopecia. Irreversible alopecia results in the setting of chronic disease. Both…

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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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Atopic Dermatitis: Initial Evaluation

…with subtle scale in atopic dermatitis, also known as pityriasis alba. Fissuring is common in the retroauricular fold. Bacterial superinfection (seen as crusting) within fissures is a common complication. Keratosis pilaris or follicular

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Folliculitis (including pseudofolliculitis barbae): Clinical Cases

…g-standing facial eruption that he believes is irritation due to shaving Initial evaluation Healthy appearing male Extensive follicular-based papules and pustules in a beard distribution, numerous ingrown hairs and macules of postinflammatory…

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Scabies: Clinical Cases

…l Follow-up in 2 weeks Follow-up evaluation Patient’s eruption has resolved, but pruritus persists Patient has several follicular-based pustules with surrounding erythema on the legs; a bacterial culture is taken, oral cephalexin is…

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Acne Vulgaris: Key Points

…es, 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 acnes), sex hormone production (androgens) and sebum…

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Folliculitis (including pseudofolliculitis barbae): Key Points

Key Points Folliculitis is a term that encompasses follicular-based inflamed papules or pustules that may stem from a wide variety of causes. Important causes of folliculitis include infection (bacterial, yeast, and viral), friction,…

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