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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

…ements 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 t…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Melanoma

…of brown. A patch may become a plaque or upon it may develop a papule, nodule, or tumor. A papule may develop into a nodule or tumor. The surface of an elevated lesion of melanoma tends to be uneven. When a melanoma is no longer flat, it has capabili…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Basal Cell Carcinoma

A malignant neoplasm made up of abnormal germinative cells analogous to those that compose the folliculosebaceous-apocrine germ in an embryo and that usually manifests clinically as a papule or nodule which may become ulcerated. On the basis of clin…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Grover’s Disease / Transient Acantholytic Dermatosis: Key Points

Key Points Grover’s disease is a pruritic condition that typically affects adult individuals and classically presents on the trunk and proximal extremities. The characteristic lesion is a crusted erythematous papule, pustule, or papulovesicle. Grov…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Acne vulgaris, erythematous papule vs. Rosacea, erythematous papule

A malignant neoplasm made up of abnormal germinative cells analogous to those that compose the folliculosebaceous-apocrine germ in an embryo and that usually manifests clinically as a papule or nodule which may become ulcerated. On the basis of clin…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Neurofibromatosis

A constellation of lesions that represent disorders of melanocytes (e.g., axillary “freckles” and café au lait “spots”) and of proliferations of Schwann cells (e.g., papules, nodules, and tumors of neurofibroma). The cutaneou…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Porokeratosis: Overview

Overview The etiology of this disorder is unknown and therapy is empiric. Treatment First steps Topical 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) 5% cream applied once or twice daily to lesions, until the epidermis desquamates and a crust forms, will often resolve sup…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Myiasis: Overview

Overview Myiasis is caused by the larvae of certain botfly species whose larvae penetrate and develop in the skin. The larvae may enter the skin from the bites of other insects that carry the botfly eggs (New World), or by direct skin contact with t…

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