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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Predominantly Intraepithelial Fluorescence

…lar, although in some instances, particularly pemphigus vulgaris, adnexal epithelium also may be affected. The prototype for intraepithelial fluorescence is pemphigus vulgaris. That malady is characterized by predominance of IgG evident between…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Non-Melanoma Skin Cancers (NMSC): Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC) and Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC): Non-Melanoma Skin Cancers (NMSC): Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC) and Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC) – Initial Evaluation–Bowen’s Disease (Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Situ) – genprac

…persons with no history of sun exposure), in the genital region, and on the glans penis (erythroplasia of Queyrat or penile intraepithelial neoplasia [PIN]). Actinically induced lesions are considered a step in the progression of actinic keratoses…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Erythema Multiforme: Treatment

…reasonable search for potential triggers that can be eliminated or treated. Diagnostic considerations include: viral direct fluorescence antibody (DFA) testing, viral culture, herpes serologies, mycoplasma serologies or cold agglutinins, and chest…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Herpes Zoster & Varicella: Treatment

…acute eruption and therapy for herpetic neuralgia and post-herpetic neuralgia. Confirmation of herpes zoster by viral direct fluorescence assay (DFA) is recommended in most cases, especially in disseminated cases or cases involving immunocompromised…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Predominantly Basement Membrane Zone Fluorescence

…(drug-induced or in patients with renal failure). Figure 8.5 Porphyria cutanea tarda (IgG). Thick “fuzzy” linear fluorescence at the basement membrane zone in company with smooth, thick, perivascular fluorescence in the upper part of the…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Predominantly Vascular/Perivascular Fluorescence

…ready-described thick, smooth, perivascular one (for IgG and often IgA) that occurs in conjunction with a similar pattern of fluorescence at the basement membrane zone in patients with porphyria cutanea tarda or pseudoporphyria. In sum, direct…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Amyloidosis

A condition in which deposits of a fibrillary protein (amyloid) appear in the skin as macules, papules, and nodules consequent to the effects of local factors, or as patches (which may be purpuric), plaques, nodules, and tumors as a result of a…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans

The term, dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP), was coined by Hoffman in 1925 to signify a protuberant, often multinodular cutaneous tumor that showed progressive growth. Darier and Ferrand had described a case of the disease a year before, and…