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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases


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A benign neoplasm of adipocytes that forms in the subcutaneous fat (as well as in other organs sometimes) and manifests itself clinically as either an elevated tumor or a tumor that cannot be visualized clinically, but that can be palpated, the skin overlying it in both circumstances being normal.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Necrobiosis Lipoidica

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A granulomatous inflammatory process characterized clinically by patches that become yellowish plaques and that in time resolve with atrophy and telangiectases.

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Cheilitis Granulomatosa: Overview

…sional triamcinolone acetonide may be used to treat or prevent recurrence. Pitfalls Repeated triamcinolone injections in the lip may lead to atrophy or weakness. Cheilitis glandularis (swelling of the lower lip with enlarged mucous glands) may…

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Herpes Simplex: Clinical Cases

…re confirms type I herpes simplex Lesion resolved Acyclovir is discontinued Patient is counseled to use sunscreen-containing lip balm, as sun exposure may trigger recurrences Case 2 4-year-old boy with prior history of atopic dermatitis with a 5-day…

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Angular Cheilitis: Treatment

…recommended. They are nonsensitizing and ointment occlusion of the area prevents maceration and enhances response. Habitual lip licking or thumb sucking (in children) can be a cause of angular cheilitis. If the patient is pruritic, suspect allergic…

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

…s. Clinical variants of AKs include: 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…

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Impetigo: Clinical Cases

Clinical Cases Case 1 8-year-old girl with two days’ history of erythema on the upper cutaneous lip extending onto the nose No fevers, chills, malaise No preceding illnesses or trauma Initial visit Obtain skin culture for bacteria; if the…

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Stings: Clinical Case

…e develops dramatic erythema, edema of the entire side of the face with pronounced periocular involvement Patient reports no lip, tongue, or laryngeal swelling, shortness of breath, malaise, dizziness, visual compromise, or headache Initial…

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Lichen Planus: Clinical Cases

…etric distribution of 3-5 mm violaceous, flat-topped papules on arms (accentuated on wrists), legs, penis, and lower mucosal lip A skin biopsy confirms the diagnosis Topical and systemic corticosteroids are discussed; the patient prefers to start on…

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Facial Melanosis, Melasma: Initial Evaluation

…hyperpigmented macules and geographic or irregular patches typically located on forehead, zygomatic cheeks, upper cutaneous lip, and nose. Central facial involvement is most common but mandibular involvement may also occur. Differential diagnosis…

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Angular Cheilitis: Clinical Cases

…ant past medical history Edentulous with ill-fitting dentures Presents for evaluation and management of long-standing “lip ulcers” Initial evaluation Healthy appearing female Perioral crusted erythematous crusted papules, with erythema…

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Vitiligo: Clinical Cases

Clinical Cases Case 1 5-year-old boy Four month history of an enlarging depigmented patch on right lower cutaneous lip and chin Otherwise healthy Family history notable for mother with autoimmune thyroiditis Initial evaluation Wood’s lamp…

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