Search Results for: hyperkeratosis

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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Superficial Fungal Infections: Therapy: Tinea unguium / onychomycosis

…sult in dystrophic or discolored (yellowing) nails, subungual hyperkeratosis, and friability. It is not necessary or appropriate to treat most cases of tinea unguium of the toenail, which in any case, is extremely difficult to eradicate. Treatment of…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Ichthyoses/Disorders of Cornification: Overview

…control of bullous ichthyosiform erythroderma (epidermolytic hyperkeratosis), lamellar ichthyosis, and nonbullous congenital ichthyosiform erythroderma generally are higher than those employed for other applications (e.g., acne, cancer chemopreventi…

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Atopic Dermatitis: Initial Evaluation

…pityriasis alba. Fissuring is common in the retroauricular fold. Bacterial superinfection (seen as crusting) within fissures is a common complication. Keratosis pilaris or follicular hyperkeratosis in atopic dermatitis. Hyperlinearity of the palms….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pityriasis Rubra Pilaris: Overview

…ood, the therapeutic strategy is to suppress the erythema and hyperkeratosis and to control symptoms while waiting for spontaneous remission. There are several variants of childhood PRP, some of which tend to clear and others of which are persistent….

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Hand Dermatitis: Treatment

…e effects from topical steroids. In patients with significant hyperkeratosis, topical lactic acid 5-12% or urea 10-40% preparations may be added to the above treatment. These will reduce the scale and enhance the penetration of the active agents. Sub…

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Allergic Contact Dermatitis: Initial Evaluation

…or lichenified plaques. Dermatophyte (tinea pedis): Erythema, hyperkeratosis, and vesiculation may mimic shoe dermatitis. Dermatophyte infection typically involves the interdigital web spaces, which are usually spared in shoe contact dermatitis. Drug…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Keratosis Pilaris: Key Points

…pustules in the affected area. Long-term management to reduce hyperkeratosis is the mainstay of the therapeutic strategy and sometimes improves cosmetic appearance. Several treatments reduce inflammation of KP lesions. Introduction Keratosis pilaris…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Oral Hairy Leukoplakia: Key Points

…characteristic histopathologic features including epithelial hyperkeratosis with papillomatosis, acanthosis, and ballooning degeneration within the epidermis. Viral changes can also be noted and also detected by immunohistochemistry or by in situ hy…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Acral melanoma with hyperkeratosis mimicking a pigmented wart

…ase of an 81-year-old woman with an ALM on the left sole with hyperkeratosis. Due to its presentation it was difficult to make a correct diagnosis at the beginning. Finally we noticed several small, pigmented macules around the wart-like lesion with…

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