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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans

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A malignant nonepithelial neoplasm (a sarcoma) presumably of perineural fibrocytes that presents itself usually on the trunk, but sometimes elsewhere, such as the extremities, face, and scalp.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Kaposi’s Sarcoma

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A systemic disease, which manifests itself in the skin first as violaceous macules and patches that tend to progress to papules and plaques, and sometimes to nodules and tumors, all of which represent hyperplasia of endothelial cells.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Kaposi’s Sarcoma

A systemic disease, which manifests itself in the skin first as violaceous macules and patches that tend to progress to papules and plaques, and sometimes to nodules and tumors, all of which represent hyperplasia of endothelial cells.

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Kaposi’s Sarcoma

A systemic disease, which manifests itself in the skin first as violaceous macules and patches that tend to progress to papules and plaques, and sometimes to nodules and tumors, all of which represent hyperplasia of endothelial cells.

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Kaposi’s Sarcoma: Overview

…KS) results from endothelial cell proliferation caused by infection with human herpesvirus 8 and occurs in four settings: classic KS, African (endemic) KS, immunosuppressive-associated KS, and AIDS-associated KS. The therapy of each form is

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans

…times a plaque is interspersed with many nodules and tumors in a cluster. The sarcoma is “low grade,” i.e., it metastasizes only episodically and then rarely beyond lymph nodes, but it can also kill by destruction locally, e.g., by…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Erythema Elevatum Diutinum: Initial Evaluation

Initial Evaluation Differential diagnosis Granuloma faciale Kaposi sarcoma Granuloma annulare Sweet’s syndrome Keloids Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Pyogenic granuloma, fully developed vs. Kaposi’s sarcoma, nodular

…times a plaque is interspersed with many nodules and tumors in a cluster. The sarcoma is “low grade,” i.e., it metastasizes only episodically and then rarely beyond lymph nodes, but it can also kill by destruction locally, e.g., by…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Grover’s Disease / Transient Acantholytic Dermatosis: References

…nelius L (2012). Unusual complication of vemurafenib treatment of metastatic melanoma: exacerbation of acantholytic dyskeratosis complicated by Kaposi varicelliform eruption, JAAD, 148:966-968. Norman R and Chau V (2011). Use of etanercept in…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pemphigus Vulgaris & Paraneoplastic Pemphigus: Key Points

…de the cutaneous surface (often including the face) and mucosal surfaces of the mouth (palate, gingiva, buccal mucosa) and less commonly the pharynx and vocal folds and anogenital mucosa. The disease often begins in the oral mucosa, with only…

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