Search Results for: localized scleroderma

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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.

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Psoriasis: Principles of Psoriasis Management

…t in PASI score. Therapy of plaque psoriasis Plaque psoriasis is the most common form of psoriasis and may present as either localized or generalized disease. Therapeutic options are listed according to the extent of disease involvement. Localized

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Kaposi’s Sarcoma: Overview

…ne, and bleomycin may be considered. African Kaposi’s sarcoma African KS occurs in three forms in adults and children: localized cutaneous disease, localized aggressive disease (which may extend to underlying bone), and generalized disease. In…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Sclerodermas

…dermis and subcutis. One 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…

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Vitiligo: Key Points

…s, and the absence of any other skin changes. Vitiligo presents in several different patterns, including a generalized form, localized or segmental forms (affecting one relatively localized area of the body), or it may present in an acral form…

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Granuloma Annulare: Key Points

…es of life, with a roughly equal female: male ratio with perhaps a slight female predominance. GA most typically presents as localized granuloma annulare (LGA), single or few annular (ring-like, circular), pink-erythematous, thin plaques over the…

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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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Epidermolysis Bullosa: Overview

…junctional epidermolysis bullosa (JEB) are autosomally recessively inherited. Involvement may be mild (generalized atrophic, localized, and inverse types) or severe (Herlitz and gravis types). Systemic involvement may occur. Pyloric atresia is…

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Histiocytosis X/Langerhans Cell Histiocytoses: Overview

…or multisystem disease with organ dysfunction. The skin is one of the most frequently affected organs in patients with both localized (skin only) and multisystem disease. The course in any patient varies from benign (usually associated with…

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