Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Candidiasis: Treatment

…s to inflamed skin, as they will cause stinging or irritation. Intertrigo is a distinct inflammatory eruption affecting intertrigious sites that results from friction. Pale erythematous, macerated plaques are the clinical hallmarks of intertrigo, and…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Candidiasis

An inflammatory disease caused by the yeast Candida albicans and manifested clinically as erythematous papules and pustules that may become confluent to form plaques in the case of the former and erosions in the case of the latter. The nail unit may…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Errors and Reasons

…ereosinophilic syndrome will cease to be with finality. Error: Intertrigo, prurigo, and seborrhea refer to specific diseases. Reason: Intertrigo simply is irritation secondary to friction of intertriginous sites; prurigo refers to itching, and seborr…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Hailey-Hailey disease

Hailey-Hailey disease Synonyms Familial benign chronic pemphigus Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Onset in the second or third decade of life in both sexes Distribution of lesions Intertriginous regions, especially axillary, inframammary, and…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Images

Images 10.45.1A: Vesicular dermatitis, intraepidermal, acantholytic + 10.45.1B: Suprabasal separation with acantholytic dyskeratotic cells throughout most of the thickness of the thickened epidermis = Hailey-Hailey disease Because when th…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Eczema?

“Eczema is that which looks like eczema.” Hebra F. Kaposi M. Lehrbuch der Hautkrankheiten. Bd, 2. Aufl. Erlangen: Enke, 1874:403-93. “In Anglo-American usage, the term dermatitis is being used increasingly for all these conditi…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Study By Disease

“Blue nevus” (Jadassohn-Tièche) (Quiz #360) “Blue nevus” (Jadassohn-Tièche) (Quiz #525) “Blue nevus” (Masson’s blue neuronevus) (Quiz #359) “Collagenous” nevus, papillary dermal type* (Quiz #11…