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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Spider Bites: Key Points

…xosceles reclusa). Many other spider bites involve cytotoxic factors or inflammatory mediators resulting in inflammation and necrosis of skin. They are summarized in Table 1. Table 1: Spiders and their toxins Common name Characteristic physical…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Psoriasis: Principles of Psoriasis Management

…and individual agents are discussed below. Several agents are category B for pregnancy but there is emerging data that tumor necrosis blocking agents may increase risk of fetal abnormalities, and patients should be counseled accordingly. Use in…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Spider Bites: Treatment

…umigated. Pitfalls Pyoderma gangrenosum often presents in a similar manner to a brown recluse bite, characterized by central necrosis and a rapidly expanding ulcer. Primary pyoderma, especially with methicillin-resistant S. aureus may present with…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Subcutaneous fat necrosis of the newborn

…born during the procedure obstetric, from anoxemia, or from exposure to cold. Bibliography Bibliography for subcutaneous fat necrosis Balazs M. Subcutaneous fat necrosis of the newborn with emphasis on ultrastructural studies. Int J Dermatol…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Traumatic fat necrosis

…cond procedure are repeatable, namely, a patchy infiltrate of foamy histiocytes (accompanied sometimes by other signs of fat necrosis, especially granular fat necrosis, and fat “microcysts.” In time, the signs of fat necrosis disappear,…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Apoptosis?

…stopathologic or cytopathologic, for apoptosis; it is a type of necrosis, as the term has been defined for nearly 150 years. Necrosis is necrosis morphologically, whether death of cells is consequence of factors physiologic or pathologic. If…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Applicable Terms

…nosa, and of numerous eosinophils on collagen, as happens in “flame figures.” The term degeneration, rather than necrosis, is proper for these changes because necrosis is possible only for cells that are viable; fibrocytes, i.e., viable…

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