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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Sclerodermas

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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.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Sclerodermas

…of those diseases manifests itself as localized or widespread patches and plaques (morphea) and by localized linear lesions (linear scleroderma), whereas the other expresses itself diffusely on acral parts of the skin especially, and in internal…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Linear IgA Dermatosis: Overview

…lous disorder that resembles dermatitis herpetiformis or bullous pemphigoid but is distinguished from these disorders by the linear deposition of IgA at the epidermodermal junction and the absence of gluten-sensitive enteropathy. Many cases are…

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….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Bullous Pemphigoid: Key Points

…n so pruritic that the lesions are excoriated crusts, and are concentrated on the elbows, knees, and buttocks. Patients with linear IgA bullous dermatosis may have tense bullae and sometimes urticarial lesions; linear IgA can be distinguished by…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Scabies: Initial Evaluation

…t with typical features seen in adults but also with a vesiculo-pustular eruption of the palms and soles in association with linear burrows. Hyperkeratotic lesions of crusted scabies. Infants may present with typical features seen in adults but also…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Eosinophilic Fasciitis: Overview

Overview Eosinophilic fasciitis is distinguished from scleroderma by its acute onset; its lack of hand and foot or visceral involvement; the characteristic involvement of the extremities (usually distal legs and arms); its tendency to spontaneously…

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