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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Acne Vulgaris

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A disease of infundibulosebaceous units, especially infundibula, that may manifest itself solely as noninflammatory lesions, i.e., comedones and intact cysts, or as inflammatory lesions, i.e., papules, nodules, and pustules.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Pemphigus Vulgaris

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A blistering disease of skin and mucous membranes that presents itself in the skin first as flaccid bullae that soon become eroded, and in mucous membranes as erosions, hemorrhagic crusts, or both.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Acne Vulgaris

A disease of infundibulosebaceous units, especially infundibula, that may manifest itself solely as noninflammatory lesions, i.e., comedones and intact cysts, or as inflammatory lesions, i.e., papules, nodules, and pustules. The process may resolve…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Pemphigus Vulgaris

A blistering disease of skin and mucous membranes that presents itself in the skin first as flaccid bullae that soon become eroded, and in mucous membranes as erosions, hemorrhagic crusts, or both. If widespread and untreated, the disease can be fat…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Acne Vulgaris

Patient Handouts: Skin & Hair Care for Acne Patients (30 KB) How to use Topical Retinoid Medications (30 KB) Choosing A Sunscreen (31 KB)…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pemphigus Vulgaris

A blistering disease of skin and mucous membranes that presents itself in the skin first as flaccid bullae that soon become eroded, and in mucous membranes as erosions, hemorrhagic crusts, or both. If widespread and untreated, the disease can be fat…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Ichthyoses/Disorders of Cornification: Overview

Overview Ichthyosis results from abnormal retention and/or production of the stratum corneum layer of the epidermis. Acquired ichthyosis can be a cutaneous manifestation of an underlying disease (e.g., malignant neoplasm, metabolic disorder, malabso…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Ichthyoses

…us scales, findings that are seen in three conditions, namely, ichthyosis vulgaris (and its look-alike, acquired ichthyosis), X-linked ichthyosis, and lamellar ichthyosis. Other conditions purported to be ichthyosis, among them nonbullous congenital…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Acne Vulgaris: Suggested Reading

…so JQ, Kim G (2009) Optimizing use of oral antibiotics in acne vulgaris; Dermatol Clin, 27(1):33-42. Bhate K, Williams HC (2013) Epidemiology of acne vulgaris, BJD, 168:474-485. Strauss et al (2007) Guidelines of care for acne vulgaris management; J…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Ichthyosis vulgaris vs. X-linked ichthyosis

…us scales, findings that are seen in three conditions, namely, ichthyosis vulgaris (and its look-alike, acquired ichthyosis), X-linked ichthyosis, and lamellar ichthyosis. Other conditions purported to be ichthyosis, among them nonbullous congenital…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pemphigus Vulgaris: Overview

Overview Because overwhelming evidence suggests a cause-and-effect relationship between pemphigus autoantibody and the disease activity, therapy is aimed at both resolution of cutaneous lesions and elimination of circulating antibody. The titer of t…

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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