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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Allergic Contact Dermatitis: Initial Evaluation

…ema, erythema, or eczematous papules and plaques, to bright erythema with vesicles, bullae, and crusting; less erythema, and lichenification or fissuring may be noted in chronic cases. Patients almost always report associated pruritus. The area of…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Atopic Dermatitis: Initial Evaluation

…plaques of atopic dermatitis in a bilateral, symmetric distribution affecting the popliteal fossa, a commonly-affected site. Lichenification resulting in loss of the lateral aspect of the eyebrows, also known as Hertoghe’s sign. Hypopigmented…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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…agnosis of lichen simplex chronicus is the presence of folliculosebaceous units (“hairy palm sign”). Figure 3.23 Lichenification as occurs in lichen simplex chronicus and prurigo nodularis. Lichenification results from persistent,…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Atopic Dermatitis?

…a variety of dermatoses characterized by itching with dome-shaped papules that can progress to a lichenified state (nodular lichenification).” Clark RAF, Hopkins TT. The other eczemas. In: Moschella SL, Hurley HJ, eds. Dermatology, 3rd ed….

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Primary and Secondary Lesions?

…sicles, pustules, and bullae. Secondary lesions, by contrast, are said to be scales, crusts, erosions, ulcers, excoriations, lichenification, and fissures. Regrettably, the concept of primary and secondary lesions is flawed beyond redemption. All…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Eczema?

…hat the skin acquires a silvery sheen. Chronic eczema is characterized by thickened skin and increased skin markings, called lichenification, secondary to rubbing and scratching….” Clark RA, Nicol N, Adinoff AD Atopic dermatitis. In: Sams…

Notalgia paresthetica: the unreachable itch

Notalgia paresthetica: the unreachable itch

…ally confined to the dermatomes of T2-T6 and may have accompanying pain, paresthesia, numbness, or hyperesthesia. A patch of lichenification or post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation is the result of chronic scratching [1-3]. It may be more prevalent…