A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Porphyria Cutanea Tarda

A disease manifested chiefly in the skin by vesicles and bullae that appear on sites of trauma, especially the face and dorsa of the hands, often in conjunction with macular hyperpigmentation and hypertrichosis of a face and sclerodermoid changes on…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Epidermolysis Bullosa Acquisita: Overview

Overview Epidermolysis bullosa acquisita (EBA) is an autoimmune disorder due to autoantibodies to Type VII collagen. EBA may present as a noninflammatory bullous lesion with acral distribution that heals with atrophic scarring (similar to porphyria…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Alopecia: Treatment

Treatment First-line treatment strongly depends on the type of hair loss. Specific pharmacologic treatments are discussed below for the two most common causes of alopecia: androgenetic alopecia and alopecia areata. Ancillary therapy In all cases…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Porphyria cutanea tarda

…en who display no sclerodermoid changes, hyperpigmentation, or hypertrichosis. Sclerodermas are not associated with blisters. Acquired epidermolysis bullosa lacks sclerodermoid changes and hypertrichosis. Actinic prurigo is one manifestation of polym…

Clinical Case Studies

About the Editors

Jeffrey S. Dover, M.D., FRCPC Dr. Dover is one of the country’s preeminent academic dermatologists and a leader in the fields of dermatology, laser medicine and cosmetic surgery. Dr. Dover graduated as the silver medalist, magna cum laude with…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Tufted hemangioma: clinical case and literature review

Abstract Tufted hemangiomas are relatively rare benign vascular proliferations that are congenital or appear during the first years of life. Herein we present an additional case of tufted hemangioma that appeared one year after birth and discuss its…