A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Sclerodermas

A generic term for at least two different inflammatory diseases that have in common hardening of the skin by virtue of thickening of bundles of collagen in the dermis and subcutis. One of those diseases manifests itself as localized or widespread pa…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Squamous Cell Carcinoma

A malignant neoplasm of keratinocytes that when present as a keratotic macule or papule on skin damaged badly by sunlight is referred to as solar keratosis. When present as a plaque it is termed Bowen’s disease, and when present as many papule…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Melanoma: Initial Evaluation

Initial Evaluation Melanoma frequently presents as an asymmetric pigmented lesion with an irregular scalloped border and uneven pigmentation. Some of the lesions are marked by hypopigmented areas (signifying areas of regression) or more darkly pigme…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

A keratoacanthoma with venous invasion

…r, such as perineural invasion. Herein we report the case of a keratoacanthoma with venous invasion proven by immunoperoxidase and elastic tissue stains. Introduction Different forms of squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) exist, keratoacanthoma (KA) variou…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Keratoacanthomatous verruca vulgaris vs. Verrucous keratoacanthoma

A malignant neoplasm of keratinocytes that when present as a keratotic macule or papule on skin damaged badly by sunlight is referred to as solar keratosis. When present as a plaque it is termed Bowen’s disease, and when present as many papule…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Lymphomatoid Papulosis

A distinctive type of CD 30 lymphoma characterized by the presence mostly of papules, some of them purpuric, that may ulcerate and heal with a scar, and by lesions that tend to come and go for years, eventually disappearing entirely or, on occasion,…