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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

…young adults. Virtually every adolescent is affected by acne vulgaris, if only in a mild form. In adolescents and young adults it may persist for years, whereas in neonates it usually lasts for weeks or a few months. The most severe expressions of a…

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

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

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Ichthyoses/Disorders of Cornification: Overview

…tes or adults with impaired renal function. Many persons with ichthyosis vulgaris also have atopic dermatitis. High concentrations of lactic acid (>5%) may exacerbate or trigger an inflammatory dermatosis in atopics. Lower concentrations of lactic…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Ichthyoses

…s 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 i…

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Acne Vulgaris: Suggested Reading

…sted Reading Bhate K, Williams HC (2013) Epidemiology of acne vulgaris, BJD, 168:474-485. Del Rosso JQ, Kim G (2009) Optimizing use of oral antibiotics in acne vulgaris; Dermatol Clin, 27(1):33-42. James WD (2005) Clinical practice. Acne; N Engl J Me…

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Pemphigus Vulgaris: Overview

…hould decrease with each measurement. In refractory pemphigus vulgaris, consider the following options:a. Increasing the dose of mycophenolate mofetil to 3 g/day b. Monthly pulse steroids of 1 g of methyl prednisolone daily for one to several days in…

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Rosacea: Key Points

…mage. Papulo-pustular rosacea must be distinguished from acne vulgaris, seborrheic dermatitis, perioral dermatitis, and Demodex folliculitis/demodicidosis. Rosacea can be distinguished from acne vulgaris by the lack of comedones, identification of tr…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Ichthyosis vulgaris vs. X-linked ichthyosis

…s 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 i…

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