Search Results for: masson's blue neuronevus

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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Melanocytic Nevi and Melanotic Macules

Hamartomas (“congenital” melanocytic nevi) and benign neoplasms (“acquired” melanocytic nevi) of various specific types, all of which are composed of abnormal melanocytes and manifested clinically as lesions of different…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pediculosis (Lice): Initial Evaluation

…r, if at all), and a superficial fungal infection of the hair shaft. It is important to note that the primary mode of transmission of hair lice is through direct contact with the head of an affected individual, though rarely may also occur through…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Vascular Birthmarks: Key Points

…benign vascular birthmarks that present in infancy with a wide spectrum of clinical presentations. Recent changes in the classification now restrict the term hemangioma to describe hemangioma of infancy, a benign, self-involuting, endothelial tumor…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Borreliosis (Lyme Disease): Initial Evaluation

…dermatitis chronica atrophicans. Lymphocytoma Lymphocytoma typically presents as a solitary lesion. The earlobe, nipple, scrotum, and axillary folds are common sites of involvement. Differential diagnosis Urticaria Scleroderma…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Seborrheic Dermatitis: Principles of Seborrheic Dermatitis Management

…of a topical steroid or other anti-inflammatory. Scalp For mild disease of the scalp Use shampoos with activity against Malassezia are used daily: Ketoconazole shampoo 2% (prescription) or 1% (OTC) twice weekly Use an alternative shampoo, such as

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Melanoma: Key Points

Key Points The therapy of malignant melanoma is determined by the histopathologic features (primarily tumor thickness, ulceration, regression, and mitotic index), by the location of the tumor, by the presence of regional or distant metastases and…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Blue Nevus?

…being termed ‘cellular blue naevus.’ In the common variety bipolar and dendritic melanocytes lie singly or in masses in the dermis. . . . The cellular type is composed of the same elements as the ordinary type, but in addition possesses

Blue nevus with a starburst pattern on dermoscopy

Blue nevus with a starburst pattern on dermoscopy

…ppear as melanin-containing fibroblast-like cells grouped in irregular bundles admixed with melanin-containing macrophages, associated with excessive fibrous tissue in the middle or upper reticular dermis [2]. On dermoscopy, a blue nevus is

Melanoma and satellite blue papule

Melanoma and satellite blue papule

s, blue nevus and foreign body reaction. The patient recalled its onset 75 years ago after a grenade explosion. We also discuss the blue lesion appearance under reflectance confocal microscopy and high-definition optical coherence tomography….

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