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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Pruritic Urticarial Papules and Plaques of Pregnancy

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An inflammatory process in pregnant women near term that consists of urticarial papules and plaques, especially on the trunk and particularly in association with lesions of striae atrophicantes, the lesions disappearing shortly after parturition.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Fibrous Papule of the Face and Analogues of It

…ments that presents itself clinically as a firm, skin-colored papule. It usually occurs on the nose, but it can occur anywhere on the face. When solitary, or few, the lesion is termed “fibrous papule,” but when innumerable on the face in th…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Melanoma

…, in the skin, begins as a macule and may become a patch or a papule. A flat lesion of melanoma tends to be asymmetrical, poorly circumscribed with a scalloped, jagged, or notched border, and variegate, mostly shades of brown. A patch may become a pl…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Basal Cell Carcinoma

…germ in an embryo and that usually manifests clinically as a papule or nodule which may become ulcerated. On the basis of clinico-pathologic correlation, five distinctive types of basal cell carcinoma have been identified, namely, nodular, superfici…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Grover’s Disease / Transient Acantholytic Dermatosis: Key Points

…remities. The characteristic lesion is a crusted erythematous papule, pustule, or papulovesicle. Grover’s may be triggered by heat, sweating, and occlusion and may persist for years. Sun damage and xerosis may be important risk factors. The strategy…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Acne vulgaris, erythematous papule vs. Rosacea, erythematous papule

…germ in an embryo and that usually manifests clinically as a papule or nodule which may become ulcerated. On the basis of clinico-pathologic correlation, five distinctive types of basal cell carcinoma have been identified, namely, nodular, superfici…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Neurofibromatosis

…0;spots”) and of proliferations of Schwann cells (e.g., papules, nodules, and tumors of neurofibroma). The cutaneous lesions may be accompanied by neoplasms with neural differentiation that are situated in nerves (e.g., acoustic neuroma) and in…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Porokeratosis: Overview

…to initiating therapy. Porokeratosis may be premalignant. Any papule, nodule, or ulcer developing in association with a lesion of porokeratosis must be biopsied. Porokeratosis is an autosomally dominantly inherited genetic trait. Genetic counseling i…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Myiasis: Overview

…reatment Initial Steps Early recognition is important. A firm papule with a serous central discharge and a central orifice should suggest the diagnosis. Inject a bolus of normal saline under the mass, then anesthetize the surface of the lesion with l…

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