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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Syphilis

An inflammatory process, caused by the spirochete Treponema pallidum, that tends to evolve through three stages, namely, primary (typified usually by a solitary chancre), secondary (characterized by widespread macules and papules on skin and mucous…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Verrucae

Papules on skin and mucous membranes that result from infection of keratinocytes by different types of papillomavirus and classified according to their silhouettes, to wit, papillated (verrucae vulgares on different sites such as volar skin, i.e.,…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Embryologic Development

…ells make their appearance first in surface epithelium of the fingertips and nail beds, and then elsewhere on what is called glabrous skin, glabrous referring to skin that is smooth and which sports vellus hairs, but not terminal ones. Early in…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Lichen planus

…embranes, it is termed “erosive lichen planus,” which, unlike the circumstance conventional of a few vesicles on glabrous skin, can be debilitating. An analogy exists in the realm of psoriasis, namely, between pustular psoriasis on palms…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Dandruff a Disease?

…ns that sport only vellus hairs. They are bereft of dandruff because the scale desquamated normally falls freely from “glabrous” skin. In sum, dandruff is a process physiologic, in contrast to seborrheic dermatitis, which is pathologic….

Atypical dermoscopic presentation of an acral congenital melanocytic nevus in an adult: parallel ridge pattern and its histologic correlation

Atypical dermoscopic presentation of an acral congenital melanocytic nevus in an adult: parallel ridge pattern and its histologic correlation

…Saida T, Koganehira Y, Okubo S, Kawachi S. Characteristic epiluminescent microscopic features of early malignant melanoma on glabrous skin. A videomicroscopic analysis. Arch Dermatol. 1998;134:563-8. CrossRef 8. Okamoto N, Aoto T, Uhara H, et al. A…

Comparison of dermatoscopic images of acral lentiginous melanoma and acral melanocytic nevus occurring on body weight-bearing areas

Comparison of dermatoscopic images of acral lentiginous melanoma and acral melanocytic nevus occurring on body weight-bearing areas

…6. Oguchi S, Saida T, Koganehira Y, et al. Characteristic epiluminescent microscopic features of early malignant melanoma on glabrous skin. A videomicroscopic analysis. Arch Dermatol. 1998;134:563-8. CrossRef 7. Tanaka M, Kimoto M, Saida T. Acral…