Search Results for: nodular amyloidosis

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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 systemic disease like myeloma.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Chondrodermatitis Nodularis Helicis

A papule, sometimes eroded, ulcerated, crusted, or keratotic, on a helix or antehelix consequent to the effects of persistent trauma.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Nodular Vasculitis

An arteritis in the subcutaneous fat manifested clinically at first by one or more red nodules that, in time, become ulcerated and heal with scars, usually on the posterior aspect of the legs of short, thick-legged women.

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…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Nodular Vasculitis

An arteritis in the subcutaneous fat manifested clinically at first by one or more red nodules that, in time, become ulcerated and heal with scars, usually on the posterior aspect of the legs of short, thick-legged women. No cause is usually found,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Acne Vulgaris: Treatment

…cal disease Need for systemic retinoid therapy (isotretinoin). Systemic retinoid therapy is first-line therapy indicated for nodular or scarring acne. Medication-induced acne Pitfalls Three external factors that trigger the acne must be avoided for…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Melanoma: Key Points

…ult to diagnose correctly. Clinical phenotypes of melanoma include lentigo maligna melanoma, superficial spreading melanoma, nodular melanoma, acral lentiginous melanoma, amelanotic melanoma, mucosal melanoma, and ocular melanoma. Prognosis is…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Erythema Elevatum Diutinum: Key Points

…Key Points Erythema elevatum diutinum (EED) is a rare chronic form of fibrosing vasculitis. Firm, red to brown or violaceous nodular lesions developing over joints of the elbows, knees, hands, and feet, often in a symmetric pattern, is the hallmark…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Trichoblastoma, small nodular type vs. Trichoblastoma, large nodular type

An arteritis in the subcutaneous fat manifested clinically at first by one or more red nodules that, in time, become ulcerated and heal with scars, usually on the posterior aspect of the legs of short, thick-legged women. No cause is usually found,…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Nodular amyloidosis

Nodular amyloidosis Findings histopathologic A papule or nodule, usually dome-shaped Globules of homogeneous material, often amphophilic, throughout the dermis, but sparing adnexal structures, both epithelial and nonepithelial…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Prurigo Nodularis: Overview

…or neuropathic pruritus due to nerve impingement (brachioradial pruritus). Rarely, bullous pemphigoid may present as prurigo nodularis (pemphigoid nodularis). In some persons, no underlying condition is found. Prurigo nodularis is often very…

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