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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Epidermal Nevi

…Epidermal nevi are hamartomas in which the epidermis is abnormal, being hyperkeratotic, and in which lesions are aligned along Blaschko’s lines….

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Venous Stasis: Treatment

…udation indicative of the early phase of wound healing. This will resolve over a few weeks as the ulcer bed is replaced with granulation tissue. Highly exudative ulcers may benefit from daily treatment with a drying compress (such as Burow’s…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Scars, Keloids, and Anetodermas

A type of fibrosing inflammation characterized clinically by lesions that at first are elevated and that do not extend beyond the exact site of injury and that in time tend to shrink, sometimes even becoming atrophic.

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Pernio/Chilblains: Key Points

…event ischemia; in patients with pernio some have postulated that there is either prolonged vasoconstriction leading to mild tissue hypoperfusion and localized inflammation in response to tissue injury. Vasospasm, hyperviscosity, or (in some…

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Superficial Fungal Infections: Therapy: Tinea capitis

…ment of hair shaft and scalp skin with significant inflammation of the scalp. The development of a very inflammatory, boggy, granulation tissue-like plaque on the scalp in the setting of tinea capitis is termed kerion. Initial therapy Antifungal…

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Urticaria: Initial Evaluation

…gioedema typically takes up to 72 hours to resolve. Pathophysiology Acute urticaria typically results from blood basophil or tissue mast cell degranulation triggered by IgE binding to antigens or through direct (non-IgE, non-immunologic) activation…

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Kaposi’s Sarcoma: Overview

…locally aggressive disease. Immunosuppressive associated Kaposi’s sarcoma Iatrogenic immunosuppression for connective tissue disease, malignancy, organ transplantation, or other immunosuppressive conditions have been associated with the…

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Leishmaniasis: Overview

…infectious diseases, the diagnosis of leishmaniasis should be established by identifying the causative agent in the affected tissue by culture, scrapings, or biopsy. Response to therapy is significantly related to the causative species and…

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Extramammary Paget’s/Paget’s Disease: Overview

…d 50% have an associated carcinoma. A careful lymph node evaluation is essential. Immunoperoxidase markers on paraffin fixed tissue can be used to identify the source of the primary carcinoma, or confirm that the lesion arose in the skin locally….

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