Search Results for: infundibuloapocrine-sebaceous-follicular unit

1 2 3 21
A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Sebaceous Gland Hyperplasia

An enlargement of normal pre-existing sebaceous lobules on the face, the forehead, cheeks, and nose in particular, that results in lesions seen clinically to consist of a rim of yellow papules around a central dell that represents a dilated ostium o…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Cysts and Cystic Hamartomas

Papules, nodules, and tumors that, on gross examination, are usually skin colored and, on histopathologic examination, consist of an epithelium-lined sac that contains fluid, cells, or both in the case of true cysts and of cysts that are associated…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Vitiligo: Clinical Cases

…repigmentation noted (with accentuation of repigmentation at follicular areas) Recommend continued application of calcineurin ointment Follow-up in six months Six-month follow-up Approximately 75% repigmentation noted Recommend ongoing application o…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Keratosis Pilaris: Key Points

…tch. On biopsy, these lesions are characterized by keratinous follicular plugging with orthohyperkeratosis to create a follicular spicule. Typical sites of involvement include facial cheeks, upper posterior arms, lateral thighs, and buttocks, and inv…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Alopecia: Key Points

…is necessary. Scalp inflammation, the presence or absence of follicular openings, exclamation mark hairs, or hair tufting should be noted. If there is evidence of scalp inflammation in the area of hair loss and a diagnosis is not clear, a scalp biop…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Alopecias

Loss of hair attributable either to the effects of inflammatory cells on follicles or to physiological or mechanical factors in which inflammatory cells play no role. Although the scalp is the site most often affected, any region of the skin that be…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Rosacea: Initial Evaluation

…irregular skin texture, edema, hypertrophy and hyperplasia of sebaceous glands, connective tissue, and vascular bed of the nose (rhinophyma). These changes can also be seen on the chin (gnathophyma), ears (otophyma), forehead (metophyma), and eyelids…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Hidradenitis Suppurativa: Key Points

…ta, and dissecting cellulitis of the scalp (also known as the follicular occlusion tetrad). Lesions of HS must be monitored for development of squamous cell carcinoma. Progression is often relentless and defies medical management. Early surgery for l…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Acne Keloidalis Nuchae: Key Points

…cially in dark-skinned individuals with curly hair. Marked by follicular inflammation, excessive scarring with alopecia. Irreversible alopecia results in the setting of chronic disease. Both medical and surgical treatments, including laser epilation,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Seborrheic Dermatitis: Initial Evaluation

…pical treatment. Pathogenesis The three possible etiologic factors are the yeasts (Malassezia fungi/ Pityrosporum ovale), sebaceous secretions and individual sensitivity, but the exact interrelationship between them is still a matter of controversy….

1 2 3 21