Search Results for: impetiginization

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Atopic Dermatitis: Principles of Management of Atopic Dermatitis

…dress secondary infection, commonly by Staphylococcus aureus (impetiginization) and sometimes by herpes simplex virus (eczema herpeticum) Pruritus: can exacerbate atopic dermatitis carries significant morbidity (i.e., lack of sleep, excoriations that…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Impetigo: Key Points

…eatment is directed at both organisms. Secondary impetigo, or impetiginization, may complicate preexisting dermatoses, such as atopic dermatitis or insect bites. Honey-colored crusting or annular erosions with minimal crusting is the typical morpholo…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Darier’s Disease

A genetically determined disorder in which numerous closely set keratotic papules are present on the skin, especially the trunk, in nail units, and on mucous membranes, particularly the palate, but also rarely in other parts of the gastrointestinal…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Identification of Basic Patterns: Skin: Perivascular Dermatitis

…a variety of changes in the skin, among those being signs of impetiginization in the form of clumps of bacteria in scale-crusts (Fig. 5.166 A&B), ragged necrosis of the upper part of the viable epidermis (Fig. 5.167 A&B), erosions, ulceratio…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Selection of the Site

…ions, and crusts, and, sometimes, is followed by evidences of impetiginization. Ulcers may heal with scar. Clinicians are advised not to perform a biopsy on excoriated lesions, indubitable scars, or postinflammatory pigmentary changes because those l…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Applicable Terms

…matory linear verrucous epidermal nevus, and solar keratosis. IMPETIGINIZATION [L. impetus (attack)]: Secondary infection of a lesion by bacteria, usually by virtue of animated scratching. Lesions that are impetiginized simulate impetigo clinically b…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Arthropod assaults

…ntaining neutrophils and sometimes bacteria (a consequence of impetiginization), appears above the vesicle or the remains of it. In some instances, instead of a single intraepidermal vesicle, several vesicles appear at the site of a “bite&#8221…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Identification of Basic Patterns: Skin: Pustular Dermatitis

…ontact dermatitis (a phenomenon known, generically, as “impetiginization”) or herpesvirus infection on so-called atopic dermatitis (a phenomenon referred to as “Kaposi’s varicelliform eruption”). As an aside, a vesicle i…