Search Results for: lichenoid amyloidosis

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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Amyloidosis

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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 systemic disease like myeloma.

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 syst…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Macular and papular (lichenoid) amyloidosis-Cutaneous solely

Macular and papular (lichenoid) amyloidosis—Cutaneous solely Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Women of Asian, Latin, or Middle Eastern ancestry usually Distribution of lesions Macular form most common in the interscapular region, but also seen…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Prurigo Nodularis: Overview

…of the upper extremities. Hypertrophic lichen planus, lichen amyloidosis, and discoid lupus erythematosus also may be clinically similar. Lesions similar to prurigo nodularis can occur in occasional patients with bullous pemphigoid. Thalidomide is a…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Viral Exanthems: Initial Evaluation

…drome is a non-specific viral eruption marked by monomorphic, lichenoid papules or papulovesicles especially on the face and extensor surfaces of extremities. Worldwide, the most common viral infection associated with Gianotti-Crosti syndrome is hepa…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Actinic Keratosis (a.k.a. Solar Keratosis): Key Points

…nclude: erythematous, atrophic, hyperkeratotic, pigmented and lichenoid forms. AKs on the lower lip are termed actinic cheilitis. Treatment is necessary because approximately 2-15% of lesions may progress to non-melanoma cutaneous skin cancer (NMSC)….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Photosensitivity Dermatoses: Overview

…esponse). Photoallergic eruptions may be either eczematous or lichenoid histologically. It may be impossible to clearly define the pattern of eruption clinically. The most important part of the treatment is to stop the inciting medication if possible…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Lichen Planus: Initial Evaluation

…th frontal accentuation (frontal fibrosing alopecia), or with lichenoid rash, scaly scalp patches, and noncicatricial loss of axillary and pubic hair (Lassueur-Graham-Little-Piccardi syndrome). Other variants include actinic lichen planus (photodistr…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Lichen Planus: References

…, 25(4): 436-440. Lodi G et al (2010) HCV infection and lichen planus: a systematic review with meta-analysis, Oral Diseases, 16:601-612. Schlosser BJ (2010) Lichen planus and lichenoid reactions of the oral mucosa, Dermatologic Therapy, 23:251-267….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Persistent Pigmented Purpuric Dermatitis: Overview

…17;s disease, purpura annularis telangiectodes (of Majocchi), lichenoid pigmented purpura (of Gougerot and Blum), eczematoid purpura of Doucas and Kapetanakis (disseminated pruriginous angiodermatitis), and lichen aureus. For the most part, these con…

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