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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Ichthyoses/Disorders of Cornification: Overview

…us ichthyosiform erythroderma (epidermolytic hyperkeratosis), lamellar ichthyosis, and nonbullous congenital ichthyosiform erythroderma generally are higher than those employed for other applications (e.g., acne, cancer chemoprevention, or psoriasis)…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Ichthyoses

…s scales, findings that are seen in three conditions, namely, ichthyosis vulgaris (and its look-alike, acquired ichthyosis), X-linked ichthyosis, and lamellar ichthyosis. Other conditions purported to be ichthyosis, among them nonbullous congenital i…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Epidermal Nevi

Epidermal nevi are hamartomas in which the epidermis is abnormal, being hyperkeratotic, and in which lesions are aligned along Blaschko’s lines….

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Ichthyosis vulgaris vs. X-linked ichthyosis

Epidermal nevi are hamartomas in which the epidermis is abnormal, being hyperkeratotic, and in which lesions are aligned along Blaschko’s lines….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Palmar and Plantar Keratoderma: Overview

…ed disorder, such as psoriasis, cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, or ichthyosis. Discussion of treatment here is limited to inherited forms only. Treatment First Steps There is no uniformly effective therapy for PPK, but try all topical therapies, alone or…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Persistent Lentiginous Melanocytic Hyperplasia, Atypical Melanocytic Hyperplasia (Melanocytic Nuclear Atypia), Lamellar Fibroplasia, Concentric Fibroplasia, and Lymphocytes as Criteria for Diagnosis Histopathologic of Dysplastic Nevi?

…cal melanocytic hyperplasia (melanocytic nuclear atypia); (3) lamellar fibroplasias; (4) concentric eosinophilic fibroplasias; and (5) sparse, patchy lymphocytic infiltrates. This constellation of histologic findings, especially when present in two o…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Sarcoidosis

An inflammatory (granulomatous) process that involves, among other organs, the lungs, lymph nodes, and skin, and the latter in the form usually of papules, sometimes in arcuate and annular configuration, especially on a face, but also on the extremi…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Darier’s Disease

A genetically determined disorder in which numerous closely set keratotic papules are present on the skin, especially the trunk, in nail units, and on mucous membranes, particularly the palate, but also rarely in other parts of the gastrointestinal…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Palmar and Plantar Keratoderma

A keratotic condition of the palms and soles, inherited usually, but sometimes acquired, in which involvement may be diffuse, circumscribed (including striate), or punctate….

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Keratosis Pilaris/Lichen Spinulosus

Keratotic spikes that emerge from dilated ostia of infundibula and are equidistant from one another. The term keratosis pilaris refers to the phenomenon when it presents itself without any distinct arrangement of individual lesions, whereas the desi…

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