Search Results for: macular 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…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Seborrheic Dermatitis: Key Points

…scalp, and trunk. It is marked by an erythematous papular or macular eruption often with greasy yellow scale, sometimes accompanied by pruritus. This condition is believed to result from seborrhea and from an inflammatory response to the commensal s…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Kaposi’s Sarcoma: Overview

…nt session. Treatments may be repeated biweekly. b. For flat (macular) or slightly infiltrated lesions, especially those less than 1 cm in maximum diameter, cryotherapy with two freeze-thaw cycles (20-30 seconds thaw time) may be efficacious. Cryothe…

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

Erythema Multiforme: Key Points

…l dusky erythema, concentric edematous blanching, rimmed by a macular erythematous border. The central portion may be bullous. Mucosal lesions are seen in 25% of cases and typically affect the oral mucosa. EM may be seen in association with herpes si…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Vascular Birthmarks: Key Points

…the first few days to weeks of life as a subtle erythematous macular lesion that rapidly proliferates over weeks to months to form a bright red, soft, papillated tumor. Dulling of the erythema or development of a dusky blue hue heralds the process o…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Actinic Keratosis (a.k.a. Solar Keratosis): Clinical Cases

…weeks Lesion has been completely eradicated, with only faint macular erythema; here no induration or scale present Photoprotection counseling Follow-up for skin exam in 6 months Case 2 Multiple actinic keratoses 83-year-old woman presents for follow…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Lichen amyloidosis vs. Colloid milium

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…

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